Essay writing Q&A: What this English prof wants you to know

Essay writing Q&A: What this English prof wants you to know

Our software wasn’t created by VCs looking to go viral, or computer programmers playing behind their screens, or by those looking to make money off of students and their parents. Our software was created by professors who really want to help students and educators be successful in their writing goals. So we sat down with…

PEE: The secret to writing a good paragraph

PEE: The secret to writing a good paragraph

Some jurisdictions refer to paragraphing in schools as having the P-E-E or P-E-A structure. These refer to Point-Evidence-Explanation or Point-Evidence-Analysis. In my teaching, I used to call this structure the Point-Proof-Explanation style.   Regardless of what you want to call it – a rose by another name would smell as sweet – this structure is extremely helpful if you…

Writing a 500-word essay in 40 minutes

Writing a 500-word essay in 40 minutes

Many learners, educators, and parents are finding themselves at home during this COVID-19 pandemic. Some are new to online education, and some know exactly what they’re doing. No matter your situation, we’ve put together and will continue to put together, easy-to-use activities to help ensure that the quality of your learning isn’t compromised during this…