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More than a third of parents do not think homework is helpful for primary school children, report finds

Vast majority of parents say Ofsted should inspect levels of private tutoring in schools to get accurate picture...

School Report: What do children think about homework?

Reports say children who do regular homework get better exam results – but what do the pupils think?...

Homework overload?

Reality Check teams up with BBC School Report to look at homework....

UK parents help less with homework

An international survey says UK parents value teachers, but put in fewer hours supporting lessons at home....

Learn from The Incredibles: How to Write Super Characters

The Incredibles 2, the sequel to Pixar’s iconic superhero film, offers writers the oportunity to enhance our understanding of effective character development. Here are a few lessons from the movie that you can apply in your fiction. Photo...

Writing for Magazines: How to Land a Magazine Assignment

Kerrie Flanagan, author of the brand-new, comprehensive Guide to Magazine Article Writing, shares her best tips for writing for magazines. To learn more, check out her book, and don’t miss Kerrie’s session Build Your Author Platform Th...

3 Tips For Living Alone (And Loving It)

I’ve been living in Toronto for three years now. Like most students, I moved downtown at the beginning of my first year of university. Within the span of two months I went from living with my mom in the quiet, albeit boring, suburbs, to l...

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Flash Fiction Contest #55 — Theme: Keeping Secrets

Super Norm (500) The Super Alarm sounded on the top of the microwave. Dad Williams looked up from his pie. “Dear GODS!” His stomach rattled the kitchen table. “Trouble harkens!” Mom Williams looked up from her magazi...

Spotlight on MG and YA Fiction: Agents Answer Burning Questions About Today’s Industry Trends

We asked middle-grade and YA fiction agents from our roundup to weigh in on some of the most popular genres they represent—talking trends, common weaknesses, series potential and more. Here’s how to stand out in middle-grade & young...

Essential Apps Every Student Needs

Apps—they’re a part of our fabric now. They are part of our DNA. And when you get down to it, there are some apps out there that make our lives easier. That’s all we want, right? To be a little more efficient, a little more mindful,...

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