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eWriteSteps Named 2015 REVERE Award Finalist
The REVERE (Recognizing Valuable Educational Resources) Awards recognize creative resources that engage 21st century teachers and learners. Produced by the Association of American Publishers (AAP) PreK-12 Learning Group, the awards are the only of their kind to recognize learning resources in all media, for all ages, and covering a wide array of educational subject areas and learning environments.
“We’ve always believed that eWriteSteps is a great asset to a student’s education,” said Suzanne Klein, Founder and CEO. “To be recognized for a REVERE Award is further acknowledgement that our hard work is making a difference for a new generation of learners.”
eWriteSteps is an evidence-based, 100% Common Core writing and grammar program for grades K-5. The comprehensive program gives teachers and students everything they need to develop their craft with confidence. The digital curriculum can be used with interactive whiteboards, visual projectors, computers, tablets, iPads, and document cameras.
REVERE Award finalists were chosen by evaluation of quality content and design, audience engagement and appropriateness, usability and originality and effectiveness, along with comments and recommendations given by judges. More than 100 evaluators in the education and publishing industries judged the applications. Winners will be announced during the REVERE Awards Gala on June 3 in Washington, DC.
Follow or join the conversation about the REVERE Awards on Twitter using @REVEREAwards.
The Association of American Publishers (AAP) is the voice of the US book and journal publishing industry. AAP represents the industry’s priorities on policy, legislative and regulatory issues regionally, nationally and worldwide. These include the protection of intellectual property rights and worldwide copyright enforcement, digital and new technology issues, funding for education and libraries, tax and trade, censorship and literacy. Our four hundred member companies represent major commercial, educational and professional companies as well as independents, non-profits, university presses and scholarly societies.
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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"