Why Choose Collins Writing?
Collins Writing is based on the most current research and decades of best practices in the field of education. It provides teachers with the framework they need to improve learning across content areas while building lifelong thinking and writing skills.
The Collins Writing Program has a 35-year record of improving student writing and academic skills by providing teachers with strategies and practices backed by research. See the full summary of the research here.
Collins Writing is Proven, Practical, and Flexible. Read on for more details.
Based on the most current research
Incorporates best practices
Over 30 years of success
Used in real classrooms by real teachers
In short, it works!
Includes time-saving techniques
Embeds high leverage practices
Requires minimal teacher planning time
Shifts balance of workload from teacher to student
Small adjustments, big results!
Works with all subjects/grade levels
Complements existing curriculum
Designed to meet varied learning needs-EL, Sp. Ed., etc.
Allows for teacher autonomy while building consistent routines
One language → schoolwide growth
“Writing about content reliably enhanced learning. It was equally effective at improving learning in science, social studies, and mathematics as well as the learning of elementary, middle, and high school students…”
Why It Matters
So students should be writing, and they should be writing frequently,
in all content areas.
In 2016, Bridgeport Middle School set a goal: to improve social studies and science performance. With a professional development program that included multiple rounds of training with Dr. Collins, results showed steady improvement during that time: both science and social studies scores increased to the highest levels the school had seen.
Even More Case Studies!
Looking for even more successful examples of Collins Writing in action? These profiles were created by user schools and districts to summarize their results using the Collins Writing Program. Click on a link to learn more!