The wait is over! Hawkes’ Reading & Writing Handbook for the College Student, now with updated APA and MLA guidelines, is here. The 2nd Edition takes a clean, easy-to-use approach toward developing students’ skills. Colorful icons, clear organization, and large fonts guide students through complex reading and writing topics in a user-friendly manner. This portable … Continue reading Now Available: Reading & Writing Handbook for the College Student, 2nd Edition
We're thrilled to announce the newest English course, English Composition with Integrated Review. English Composition with Integrated Review encourages students to thoughtfully craft, defend, and polish arguments while offering targeted remediation of foundational reading and writing concepts. Student learning of core composition topics is supported by a contextualized review of study skills, grammar, reading, writing, and … Continue reading Corequisite English Composition Course
Engaging students in your English class can get tricky, especially if reading and writing intimidate or overwhelm them. Some students may think they're just not good writers, and they feel there's little they can do to improve. Others may assume that they don't need the skills they learn in English because their field of study … Continue reading Shake things up in your next English class
According to the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), high school seniors in the United States haven't improved their reading skills, and their math skills have declined since 2013. Emma Brown reports, "Eighty-two percent of high school seniors graduated on time in 2014, but the 2015 test results suggest that just 37 percent of seniors are academically prepared for … Continue reading What did the NAEP discover about U.S. high school seniors?
According to the National Assessment of Educational Progress, only about a quarter of 12th graders write at or above a proficient level. Several students struggle in their English classes because they don't know how to organize their thoughts on paper and use proper grammar. They may have brilliant ideas, but when it comes to sharing these through … Continue reading Strengthen Students’ Writing Skills with This Handbook (Sample Download Included!)