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WriteToLearn™ is a complete online literacy tool to help students achieve academic success by developing critical reading, writing, and vocabulary skills that are essential for real world success. WriteToLearn provides leveled assessment to aide in personalized instruction of students by offering immediate feedback with hints to help scaffold the writing process. In addition supportive tools like text-to-speech, embedded picture/text dictionary and spot word translation in Spanish and Chinese help struggling learners and English language learners. 

Of special note, WriteToLearn aligns with the Common Core Standards by placing strong emphasis on the comprehension and analysis of information texts while building reading and writing skills across genres.

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Which creative tactics do you use to improve student writing skills with your ELL students?

Your teaching idea can earn you valuable cash and resources for your classroom. 

The English language is complex. And when it comes to teaching essential writing skills to ELL students, teachers have to account for this complexity by utilizing teaching strategies that are both multi-faceted and comprehensive. We want to hear about your tried-and-true, standards-based strategies as well as your new-and-innovative ideas that have led to your students' success in writing.

What are your ideas for:

  • Creatively integrating writing practice into every lesson and across your curriculum.
  • Using online tools and technology to supplement your writing lessons.
  • Aligning your lessons to national and state standards to ensure your students are on level.

Contest Details

WriteToLearn is the sponsor and WeAreTeachers is the official administrator of this program.

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Apply By:
November 13
November 22 - December 13
Winner(s) Announced:
December 17
How It Works
  1. Submit a teaching idea. It takes as little as 5 minutes. Here are some simple tips to get started!
  2. Our teacher panel will choose 10 teaching ideas as merit finalists.
  3. Merit finalists are entered into the final round for voting. You can invite your colleagues, friends and family to vote for your idea.

Prize Package

5 winners will receive:

$100 cash grant

iPod touch to capture your idea in action
(Note: By commenting here, you are not submitting an application. To apply for this grant, click on the submit button above.)
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