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WriteAtHome is all about inspiring and encouraging student writers and their teachers. We share everything we know and everything we find about writing, grammar, language, and the high calling of teaching and coaching young writers!
WriteAtHome exists to help middle and high school students grow their writing skills. We offer various online classes that include an engaging, structured curriculum and personal writing coaches. Our coaches are all friendly, experienced writing tutors who work with students through the process of writing. WriteAtHome is a complete writing program that has helped thousands of students of all ability levels.
WriteAtHome uses simple web technology to combine online tutoring and a complete writing curriculum into a proven, guaranteed, writing skills development program.
We offer comprehensive, 32-week annual courses, 16-week semester courses, and a variety of focused 8-week courses called workshops. Courses are designed for students in grades 5-12.
Our popular SAT Essay Prep course is a two-week workshop that will help you get the SAT score you and your college of choice are looking for.
Our writing courses are conveniently organized and provide both the structure students need and the flexibility that busy families require. View more details on our courses.
In addition to our structured courses, WriteAtHome offers our Pay Per Paper Service. This innovative service provides tutoring and assessment on individual writing projects you submit on your own schedule. View more information on our service.
Every WriteAtHome student receives personal tutoring from one of our outstanding writing coaches. Every submitted paper is returned with both positive and constructive feedback so that every writing experience is a learning experience.
Our convenient and user-friendly database enables students to submit papers and access lessons, coach feedback, and assessment reports from a customized student web page. Feedback is colorfully embedded right into the student’s paper. And our web-based communication system allows you to stay in contact with your student’s writing coach.
Final results matter, but we believe that effectively teaching writing means focusing on the process. Almost every WriteAtHome assignment is written and submitted in stages. Our writing coaches work alongside students throughout the process, directing, suggesting, encouraging and critiquing. The result is not only a quality final draft, but also steadily growing writing skills.
We understand that writing can be either a joy or a chore, and nothing takes the zip out of writing like a dull assignment. Our writing projects cover academic, practical, and creative writing, and all are designed not only to challenge, but also to motivate students by engaging their individuality and creativity.
Along with their assignments, students receive weekly instructional lessons that focus on one element of sound writing at a time. As the course unfolds, these lessons coordinate with the assignments to lay the foundation for strong writing skills.
Students learn to write only one way: by writing. Grammar worksheets, videos, and textbooks can all be helpful, but unless students are regularly putting pen to paper (or fingertips to keyboard), their writing is unlikely to improve. And writing in isolation, without the guidance of an experienced instructor, is of limited value. For writing skills to develop, a student needs two things: 1) lots of practice and 2) a responsive audience. These common sense principles are the foundation of the WriteAtHome program.
In any of our courses, students will submit a draft of a paper each week. Our writing coaches then read and respond to every paper with encouragement and constructive criticism, working with students as they move through the writing process. Our coaches are trained to provide effective feedback that focuses on the writer’s tendencies and works to improve one or two skill areas at a time. It’s no surprise that WriteAtHome is producing confident, capable writers. In fact, it’s exactly what you would expect.