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About The Writing Company

The Writing Company, a division of Social Studies School Service, has been a leader since the early 1980s in bringing together resources to help language arts teachers improve their students' written expression. We search out the highest quality supplementary learning materials, including books, reproducible activities, DVDs, PowerPoints, charts, and posters. Our experienced editorial staff and teacher consultants carefully evaluate titles from hundreds of publishers, searching for materials that are effective, balanced, easy to use, and reasonably priced. We publish catalogs that list the best materials for you using short, informative, and objective descriptions.

In addition, in 2012 The Center for Learning joined the Social Studies School Service family. With lessons on writing and great works of literature that enhance the positive impact of English instruction on your students' lives, The Center for Learning's activities also help students explore diverse perspectives, synthesize new ideas, evaluate characters, discuss universal themes, and more.

Social Studies School Service

The Writing Company is a division of Social Studies School Service. For over 50 years, Social Studies School Service has provided the highest-quality supplemental learning materials for teachers and students. We are committed to providing engaging classroom resources that challenge students to think critically, and we constantly strive to offer adaptable materials that facilitate differentiation and connect with students of every learning style and level. In addition to distributing upwards of 15,000 titles from over 1000 publishers, Social Studies School Service is a leading educational publisher in its own right through its many divisions and imprints, including:

Interact
Interact’s simulations and projects focus on learning through experience, offering motivating, creative activities that are easy to use and modify to fit the needs of your students and curriculum. Written by teachers for teachers, the activities emphasize teamwork and authentic situations as they help students learn how to analyze and communicate information, share knowledge, and exhibit leadership. Learn more…

Good Year Books
Since 1973, Good Year Books has published high-quality resources that nurture all kinds of interests while challenging students with inquiry-based learning methods. Good Year titles help students develop skills beyond mere memorization, encouraging them to think critically and ask questions about the material in front of them. Learn more…

School Counselor Resources
Guided by the framework and values set forth in the American School Counselor Association's National Model, School Counselor Resources each year evaluates hundreds of publications, videos, posters, games, and other promising materials. We find the very best ones to help counselors deliver appropriate services to students, parents, educators, and the wider school community, and we describe those resources as objectively as we can. Learn more…

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