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Mastery Matters

  “Every child can learn. Everyone can do well. You just have to create the right conditions." – Andrew Pudewa   Every student is capable of taking a journey toward becoming a confident, competent communicator. This confidence and... read more

Sep 13, 2017

Calm in the Storm

  As a member of the IEW “remote” team, I make my home near St. Augustine, Florida. It’s a beautiful city in a lovely part of the state, and I enjoy my home in... read more

Sep 12, 2017

However Imperfectly, Part 3: Podcast Episode 106

  In this final installment of "However Imperfectly," Andrew shares the last three of the seven important lessons he has learned in almost thirty years of teaching to help teachers and students alike excel in... read more

Sep 08, 2017

Customer Service Answers: Primary Arts of Language

  Beginning your homeschooling years can feel very intimidating. After all, those early years are when you craft the strong foundation for future educational success. Specifically the three Rs— reading, writing, and ‘rithmetic—can generate... read more

Sep 07, 2017

A New Option in College Prep Testing: The Classic Learning Test

  For many years there have been two primary diagnostic exams for students preparing to attend college, the SAT® and the ACT®. Now, though, there is a new exam available that is an even... read more

Sep 05, 2017

A Sonnet in Honor of the Student Resource Packet

  Our Student Resource Packet is a pretty nifty item. Broken down by the nine IEW units and including sections dedicated to writing about literature, dress-ups and word lists, sentence openers and transitions, decorations,... read more

Sep 01, 2017

Jill’s Gems: Key Word Outline Worries

  Now that it’s back-to-school time, many parents and teachers will be introducing Unit 1 to their students: Note Making and Outlines. This unit along with Unit 2 lays the foundation for the entire... read more

Aug 29, 2017

Flying Solo with Teaching Writing: Structure and Style: Part 2

  In our last blog post, we described the initial steps you need to take in order to plan for a successful year utilizing our flagship course, Teaching Writing: Structure and Style, as the... read more

Aug 25, 2017

Flying Solo with Teaching Writing: Structure and Style: Part 1

  Once upon a time, IEW offered a single product—Teaching Writing: Structure and Style (TWSS). Since then the TWSS has undergone a few updates with the most recent one occurring in 2015 (TWSS2). Additionally... read more

Aug 23, 2017

The Solar Eclipse: A Writing Activity

  All across the United States, people today peered up into the skies to participate in a unique heavenly event, a solar eclipse. Were you among the many? Here’s a way to extend the... read more

Aug 22, 2017

Where Are They Now? Rachel Averitt: Pursuing a Path Towards Law School

#   Meet Rachel Averitt. Rachel was homeschooled through the sixth grade and then began attending a small Christian school in Oklahoma called Mingo Valley Christian, where she first encountered writing with IEW. This past spring... read more

Aug 18, 2017

“The Buck Stops Here”

  In Harry Truman’s day, people who shirked responsibility and shifted blame were accused of “passing the buck.” According to the Truman Library website, in an address at the National War College in December... read more

Aug 16, 2017

Back to School: Advice from a College Junior

  by Jacob Mauser Do you have a student heading off to college this year for the first time? Share this blog post with him! Jacob Mauser, a former homeschooled student who grew up using... read more

Aug 11, 2017

After the Seminar: Purposeful Practice Delivers Powerful Payback for Teachers—and Students! The Value of the Practicum Exercises in the Structure and Style Seminar.

  Summertime is not always a vacation from learning for teachers. While their students are enjoying a break from school, many teachers take classes and workshops to improve their skills or work toward an... read more

Aug 09, 2017

The Online IEW Checklist Generator™

  Ralph Waldo Emerson once wrote, “The secret of education lies in respecting the pupil.” At IEW we agree. Believing the best way for a child to progress and learn is to meet him... read more

Aug 08, 2017

Small Successes Matter

  “Children like to do what they think they can do.” -Andrew Pudewa                Dream big! Seize the day! Change the world! Our environment is full of these sorts of... read more

Aug 03, 2017

A Poem for the Season: “Summer Rain” by Amy Lowell

  These are definitely the dog days of summer. In Florida where I live, the heat and humidity create a sense of somnolence and stillness. It’s too hot to move. When the inevitable afternoon... read more

Jul 31, 2017

Special Education Series: Structure and Style™ and Language-Based Learning Difficulties, Part 3: The Checklist

by Linda Mikottis and Jean Nichols   In the previous post in this series, we compared traditional methods for teaching grammar with those used in IEW’s Structure and Style™ process that are more successful and... read more

Jul 28, 2017

Kids in Parks

  Summertime is a wonderful time of the year. It’s a time of rest and rejuvenation. It’s a span of time when children find themselves unburdened with homework and instead have plenty of opportunities... read more

Jul 26, 2017

Jill’s Gems: Timed Essay Writing

  It’s the height of summer. Summertime conjures thoughts of lazy days spent escaping the heat in the community swimming pool, binge reading a favorite book series in the icy cold air conditioning of... read more

Jul 24, 2017

When Andrew's Away: A conversation with Kristin, IEW's Customer Service Manager: Podcast Episode 102

  Join us as Julie chats with Kristin Boutross, IEW's ebullient Customer Service Manager. With her many years of experience working for IEW, Kristin describes the goal of the customer service team and shares... read more

Jul 21, 2017

Mastery Matters

  “Every child can learn. Everyone can do well. You just have to create the right conditions." – Andrew Pudewa   Every student is capable of... read more

Calm in the Storm

  As a member of the IEW “remote” team, I make my home near St. Augustine, Florida. It’s a beautiful city in... read more

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However Imperfectly, Part 3: Podcast Episode 106

  In this final installment of "However Imperfectly," Andrew shares the last three of the seven important lessons he has learned in almost... read more

Customer Service Answers: Primary Arts of Language

  Beginning your homeschooling years can feel very intimidating. After all, those early years are when you craft the strong foundation for... read more

A New Option in College Prep Testing: The Classic Learning Test

  For many years there have been two primary diagnostic exams for students preparing to attend college, the SAT® and the ACT®.... read more

A Sonnet in Honor of the Student Resource Packet

  Our Student Resource Packet is a pretty nifty item. Broken down by the nine IEW units and including sections dedicated to... read more

Jill’s Gems: Key Word Outline Worries

  Now that it’s back-to-school time, many parents and teachers will be introducing Unit 1 to their students: Note Making and Outlines.... read more

Flying Solo with Teaching Writing: Structure and Style: Part 2

  In our last blog post, we described the initial steps you need to take in order to plan for a successful... read more

Flying Solo with Teaching Writing: Structure and Style: Part 1

  Once upon a time, IEW offered a single product—Teaching Writing: Structure and Style (TWSS). Since then the TWSS has undergone a... read more

The Solar Eclipse: A Writing Activity

  All across the United States, people today peered up into the skies to participate in a unique heavenly event, a solar... read more

Where Are They Now? Rachel Averitt: Pursuing a Path Towards Law School

#   Meet Rachel Averitt. Rachel was homeschooled through the sixth grade and then began attending a small Christian school in Oklahoma called Mingo... read more

“The Buck Stops Here”

  In Harry Truman’s day, people who shirked responsibility and shifted blame were accused of “passing the buck.” According to the Truman... read more

Back to School: Advice from a College Junior

  by Jacob Mauser Do you have a student heading off to college this year for the first time? Share this blog post... read more

After the Seminar: Purposeful Practice Delivers Powerful Payback for Teachers—and Students! The Value of the Practicum Exercises in the Structure and Style Seminar.

  Summertime is not always a vacation from learning for teachers. While their students are enjoying a break from school, many teachers... read more

The Online IEW Checklist Generator™

  Ralph Waldo Emerson once wrote, “The secret of education lies in respecting the pupil.” At IEW we agree. Believing the best... read more

Small Successes Matter

  “Children like to do what they think they can do.” -Andrew Pudewa                Dream big! Seize the... read more

A Poem for the Season: “Summer Rain” by Amy Lowell

  These are definitely the dog days of summer. In Florida where I live, the heat and humidity create a sense of... read more

Special Education Series: Structure and Style™ and Language-Based Learning Difficulties, Part 3: The Checklist

by Linda Mikottis and Jean Nichols   In the previous post in this series, we compared traditional methods for teaching grammar with those... read more

Kids in Parks

  Summertime is a wonderful time of the year. It’s a time of rest and rejuvenation. It’s a span of time when... read more

Jill’s Gems: Timed Essay Writing

  It’s the height of summer. Summertime conjures thoughts of lazy days spent escaping the heat in the community swimming pool, binge... read more

When Andrew's Away: A conversation with Kristin, IEW's Customer Service Manager: Podcast Episode 102

  Join us as Julie chats with Kristin Boutross, IEW's ebullient Customer Service Manager. With her many years of experience working for... read more

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