Our Philosophy


Our Mission

Equipping students to be confident, complete writers through deliberate practice.


Our Core Operating Principles

  1. Develop Curiosity
  2. Meaningful Assignments
  3. Build Competency in Written Communication
  4. Foster Independent Learning

Tactics

Motion for action

"Never mistake motion for action."

--Ernest Hemingway

  1. Develop Curiosity
    • Teach the art of asking questions.
    • Encourage and promote the joy of reading, and reading for meaning.
  2. Meaningful Assignments
    • No busywork.
    • Introduce topic variety.
    • Build a useful vocabulary.
  3. Build Competency in Written Communication
    • Give objective, actionable feedback.
    • Provide structured, leveled, and progressive assignments.
  4. Foster Independent Learning
    • Friendly, interactive technology.
    • Use goal setting tools and progress markers to encourage regular engagement.
    • Foster community through our online forum.
    • Parent Education (how to foster independent learning in the home).