Computer Technology, an Enabler or Crutch?

Computer Technology, an Enabler or Crutch?

IF YOU ASK ME……As a professor teaching Writing for T.V. and Screen Writing at CSU, (Chicago State University) students ask why I insist on the use of a dictionary, a small pocket book on grammar, and a thesaurus. They are quick to inform me that in this modern age of technology the computer checks for […]

Reading Aloud Develops the Brain and Improves Writing

Reading Aloud Develops the Brain and Improves Writing

Studies have shown that children who read to others 20 minutes a day become better readers which will increase their vocabulary. Likewise, writers who read out loud improve their writing, vocabulary, and grammar skills. Reading aloud is a valuable tool which develops the brain and improves their writing. Reading what one writes is the best way […]