The short answer is, "It depends." Here is the long answer: Although there is no "magic pill" for writing, IEW produces outstanding results; in my experience, it works for every type of student! It just takes a little longer for some kids, and it depends on how much effort you as the Parent Editor are … Continue reading My student has a hard time with language arts. Will IEW help him?
I am an IEW-accredited instructor at the Certified Level with twenty years of IEW teaching experience. In addition to teaching my own personally designed IEW courses for homeschoolers, I also taught at IEW's 2010 Writing Educators' Symposium at Wake Forest and for Westminster Schools of Augusta's 2011–2013 Summer Program. I regularly have students published in … Continue reading What are your qualifications for teaching IEW?
IEW stands for the Institute for Excellence in Writing, a proven writing method, which teaches skills of structure and style in an orderly progression. Each new skill is built on the foundation of previously learned skills. With repeated practice, the skills become "natural." Eventually, the student is able to employ and manipulate them in his … Continue reading What is the IEW method?
Instead of focusing on creativity, as most writing classes do, the IEW method equips students with writing tools of structure and style. The method approaches writing as a discipline, with particular skills to be learned, practiced, and mastered. As a result, both “reluctant writers” and “natural writers” are able to grow in their abilities.