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Research-based WriteSteps is the Recipient of the eLit Gold Award!
The eLit Awards are a global awards program committed to illuminating and honoring the very best of English language digital publishing entertainment. The awards program is open to all members of the electronic publishing industry.
“The WriteSteps team is thrilled to be honored with an eLit Award,” said Suzanne Klein, WriteSteps Founder and CEO. “We realize the importance of integrating technology into elementary classrooms. eWriteSteps saves teachers time and helps make teaching writing easier.”
eWriteSteps is an innovative, web-based learning portal for teachers and includes WriteSteps’ entire daily writing lesson plans. It reflects WriteSteps’ commitment to a better, greener environment and the company’s interest in improving teaching and learning through technology. eWriteSteps can be used with interactive white boards, visual projects, document cameras and iPads.
The contest was presented by Jenkins Group Inc., a Michigan-based book publishing and marketing services company that has operated the popular Independent Publisher Book Awards contest since 1996.
The eLit Awards celebrate the ever growing market of electronic publishing in the wide variety of reader formats.
In 2007, WriteSteps Founder and CEO Suzanne Klein committed herself to creating teacher-friendly writing lessons after her school decided to prioritize writing due to low student outcomes. The writing program she developed - WriteSteps - was so successful in raising test scores and student confidence that the company expanded its scope to refocus instruction on the Common Core State Standards for writing and grammar. Its Common Core release won a "Best of Entrepreneurs"