Tag: Writing Skills

Listen Up: Here’s How to Use the Colon in your Writing

If there’s any punctuation mark I tend to evangelize about, it’s the colon. Colons are versatile tools, but I’ve noticed that few students use them. Most people know they have something to do with lists, but colons can do so much more. Here’s a brief guide to those two enigmatic dots. A colon can be […]

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Get Ahead On Your Writing Skills This Summer!

Summer is a great time to work on foundational reading and writing skills. While our writing coaches have been recommending students pick up a book—or more!—this season, they’re also excited about some of the upcoming programs at Options. In High School Essay Writing Boot Camp, students learn about how to write effectively at the high […]

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