EXPLORE SRSD

SELF-REGULATED STRATEGY DEVELOPMENT

SRSD has been the subject of extensive study and has proven to be the most effective approach to writing instruction among those studied by academics. A meta-analysis of writing instruction meta-analyses, by Dr. Karen R. Harris and Dr. Steve Graham, demonstrated that SRSD consistently outperforms comparable writing instruction in terms of average test score improvement.

30+ years of research and 100+ international studies

prove that SRSD dramatically boosts effect size in student writing.

1.59

SRSD effect size

VS.

0.34

Traditional education process

Each step of SRSD

Interested to know the steps of SRSD? Here's a breakdown.

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SRSD tools & books

Great teacher resources curated by Dr. Karen R. Harris.

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SRSD blog

Helpful articles and the latest updates from the SRSD community.

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SRSD deep dive

Watch Dr. Karen R. Harris detail SRSD.

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Research, evidence & results

Detailed independent analysis, research and evidence that SRSD works.

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Educator stories

Hear literacy leaders share their experiences.

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“Over 100 studies across countries and cultures show educators using SRSD achieve the highest effect size with students.”

Dr. Karen R. Harris
Educational Researcher, Mary Emily Warner Professor

EDUCATOR STORIES

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.

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