Change Students’ Lives… Forever

Self-Regulated Strategy Development (SRSD) is rated as the best evidence-based, classroom-proven writing method helping all level of K-12 and college entry students excel at writing and learning. Writing To Learn ™ is our renowned online SRSD teacher training course with mentor support.

SRSD has the strongest evidence rating for writing.

U.S. Department of Education

SRSD has the single largest effect of any researched approach to writing instruction.

Writing Next Alliance for Excellent Education

What fascinated me was how quickly the gains were made. I had never seen change like that before.

Julie RigoTitle 1 Reading Specialist, Bourne MA Middle School

It’s not learning to write, it’s writing to learn.

Dr. Karen R. Harris, SRSD creator and educational psychologist, along with scores of prominent literacy researchers, spent over 30 years researching SRSD. Today SRSD strategies are internationally recognized and validated by over 100 successful studies.

December 15, 2017

Why critical genre knowledge is vital for K-12 writing skills

November 3, 2017 in Ask Sandy

Do we need to send students through each level to succeed?

Dear Using Different Levels, No: After initial assessment, you will place students into individual levels that match their current skills, allowing them to become confident writers at their level. Your... Read More
October 27, 2017 in SRSD Stories

The boy who wouldn’t write with Dr. Sandy Jones

I could not believe this one student…

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October 20, 2017 in Ask Sandy

I am new to SRSD. What is the best advice to succeed?

Dear New to SRSD, You may be new to SRSD but you are probably well trained to teach children. During your first pass using our SRSD curriculum we suggest: Use... Read More
October 12, 2017 in SRSD Stories

Why students practice writing avoidance

Students will find many reasons to avoid…

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1000’s of teachers are experiencing unprecedented writing and excelled learning results using Self-Regulation Strategy Development (SRSD). Additionally, SRSD success is cumulative and achieves generalization to other disciplines. Here are just a handful of our SRSD stories.