Whether you’re writing a book report or a college admissions essay, non-fiction writing is a skill that every student requires. And teaching essay writing can seem complicated and overwhelming. There seem to be so many rules, but they change, depending on who you’re talking to. We’ll share all the latest tips, tricks and best practices for both teaching how to write an essay, and writing one. So if you’re the parent of a middle schooler just starting on reports, or a graduate student writing a term paper, you’ll find the best advice right here. Read on.