The Benefits of Creative Writing for Middle Schoolers/Writing Tips

Emily Shaver is a veteran of middle school education for 7 years.  She is certified in Language Arts and the Social Sciences.

Emily has taught a combination of 6th and 7th grade Language Arts classes ranging from remedial, general, advanced, accelerated, and gifted education.  She is a graduate of Georgia State University with a Masters in Education and is currently working on her Specialist Degree in Education.  Emily believes in fostering a love of reading and writing within her students.  She underscores the importance of reading to serve as a cornerstone in reaching students’ full potential across all academic areas.

On this episode of Achieving Your Child’s Potential Podcast, you will hear:

  • Benefits of Writing
  • The most common obstacles children encounter when writing
  • Tips on improving writing
  • Lifelong skills children learn from learning how to be a great writer
  • Writing and its therapeutic benefits
  • Right Brain vs Left Brain and how that relates to writing

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To sign up for our Creative Writing Virtual Workshop for 5th – 8th graders which takes place on 1/9, 1/12 and 1/16/21, please click on the Eventbrite link below: