Tag: writing

Homeschooling Teen Writing Contest!

Celebrating our 5th Anniversary! Homeschooling Teen magazine publishes articles that provide homeschooled high schoolers with information, inspiration, and exploration of the world around us. Now it’s YOUR chance to showcase your best work in Homeschooling Teen magazine! Write a 700-word essay on homeschooling – why you enjoy it, why you chose it, what it means […]

Homeschooling Teen T-Shirt Design Contest!

Design the official t-shirt for Homeschooling Teen! We’re celebrating our 5th Anniversary! To show our enthusiasm and spirit, we want to be sporting a cool, one-of-a-kind t-shirt that shows off the fact that we are educated at home. Our t-shirt design should be epic, imaginative, and wearable. An idea can be as simple as a […]

Eliminate Pain with Online Writing Tools

By Nikolas Baron It’s smart. It’s fast. It’s always there for you when you need it. It’s the internet! The internet is the great equalizer when it comes to writing on an academic level. Even teens that do not have a genius IQ level or a college English professor for a parent can produce top-notch […]

Nicole Bianchi

Nicole Bianchi is a self-employed freelance web designer and WordPress consultant based in New York City. She also founded Inkwell Scholars Academy, a business that offers writing classes and private tutoring for middle school and high school students. The Inkwell Scholars website combines her two passions: writing and web design. “Since I learned how to […]

The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards

The Razor’s Edge, by Madeleine Richey Are you a writer, a painter, a sculptor—an artist in any form? As a young artist, it can be hard to be recognized for your work and even harder if you are homeschooled and do not have a school that regularly hosts awards and provides opportunities to display your […]

Steps on Writing an Essay

By Sandra Miller A lot of people would rather avoid writing an essay just the same way as a lot of other people avoid mathematics. Mathematics and essay writing do have two things in common. First is that, they are both hard to learn and second is, they are unavoidable. Wherever you may go and […]

The Ultimate Guide to Writing a Research Paper

A research paper, like an essay, needs to be planned, organized, and developed. However, compared to the idea-generating strategies that are used in essays, research projects place more emphasis on gathering, evaluating, and interpreting information. The following article by Lois Weldon provides an overview on how to write a good research paper. In its essence, […]

Journal in a Box {Giveaway}

  Have you ever kept a journal? Why or why not? If you do, what purposes does it serve? If you don’t, would you like to? If you’re like most students, summer is a busy season that revolves around fun, friends, and family. But one of the best things you can do for yourself this […]

Writing in the New Year

“Be always at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let each New Year find you a better person.” ~Benjamin Franklin The new year is an excellent time to reflect and make resolutions. A resolution is a serious vow to do something better or to accomplish a goal by taking a firm […]

Search Operators for Research

By Ann R. Research, regardless of the topic, can be difficult without the proper search tools. Internet databases and search operators have made the process of doing research much easier today than it was previously. Here is a list of the top 4 search engines to go to when you need peer-evaluated and credible information. […]

How to Become a Better Reader

I know what you’re thinking – you already learned how to read in kindergarten, right? Well, reading is more than just recognizing words on a page. It involves the ability to interpret text by recognizing a writer’s intentions, perceiving what is implied but not stated, making connections between the ideas you read and personal experience […]