Kids should practice writing skills

By Carol H. Rasco, Director, America Reads Challenge

Summer is the perfect time to practice. Kids enjoy repetition when they can take pleasure in it. And they see for themselves that practice works.
But what about writing? Like any skill, writing improves with practice. Studies show that many kids would do better in school if their writing improved.
Whether it’s a young child forming letters on paper, or an older child writing a poem, summer offers a wonderful chance to hon...

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