Two subjects that should be taught at all levels are law and journalism. Both require the student to think and to take effective notes. Law emphasizes the student's ability to prove his or her statements. In other words, it’s a form of the scientific method. Journalism requires students to take notes, ask good questions, deal with people, work with a deadline and learn the importance of editing and rewriting. It also builds students’ self-confidence. I've listed various resources to help create a classroom newspaper to develop writing skills and to communicate with parents.
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