Brave Writer 101 and 102, plus many more!
Begin with our Brave Writer online class series:
These are classes in which you, the parent, are the "student," (the primary participant) as you work together with your children and a Brave Writer writing coach. You will learn how to become your children's best coach and strongest ally in their writing. Our coaches will show you how to respond to student writing in positive ways that overcome resistance and foster the creative process.
Other classes of interest for this age group:
You can filter online classes to find those specific to this age group: Middle School
Book Club: Arrow provides students the opportunity to interact with each other and the instructor in an informal, conversational style of writing as they exchange ideas about that month's Arrow book selection. Similarly, the Movie Discussion Club and Book/Movie Duo provide movie-lovers the opportunity to interact informally. These are low-risk entry points to the online class experience—fun, and especially well-suited for reluctant writers.
Advanced middle schoolers may like to give Book Club: Boomerang a try!
Our Middle School Writing classes provide a gentle introduction to more formal writing.
Our Write for Fun classes encourage creative wordplay. And Journaling Jumpstart allows kids to find their "writer's voice" in creative self-expression.
We also have several Fiction classes that allow kids to explore storytelling.
Essay Prep Classes for Middle Schoolers? Think Twice...
Advanced eighth-graders fall within the age group for our Essay Prep classes (13 and up), though you may consider holding off on these classes until high school. Here's why:
Learn more about how our online classes work: About Online Classes
Visit a sample class here: Sample Classroom