Amanda Write Now is a website dedicated to providing resources to promote equity, neuordiversity awareness, mindfulness, and student engagement in
English classrooms and beyond.
The Stress Reducing Engagement Pack
PLUG & PLAY LESSONS, ACTIVITIES, & VIDEOS
Access student facing videos, simple step by step lesson plans, and engaging activities to teach three essential topics when it comes to stress management.
Reading & Writing Workshop in the Secondary Classroom
Looking for a simple way to get started with workshop methods? Access short tutorial videos, audio downloads, a comprehensive workbook, and four units to get you started with reading and writing workshop methods!
Equity & Social Justice Book Talks for English Teachers
DELVE INTO 8 BOOKS
In this course you’ll learn the key takeaways of eight important books related to equity and social justice in English classrooms. You’ll also receive a video library and tools to implement ideas from the books.
Project Based Learning in the Writing Workshop Classroom
This comprehensive course will take you step by step through the process of integrating workshop methods and Project Based Learning. You’ll receive videos, editable tools, tons of lesson inspiration, and a workbook.
Why Choose Us?
Passionate Educator for Over 20 Years
Amanda Werner (Amanda Write Now) has experience working with students in a wide range of educational settings from Title I, Charter, Magnet, and Private Schools. All of this experience has informed the resources she creates.
Reaches Over 13,000 Teachers a Month
Amanda’s website and podcast attracts thousands of teachers from all over the world.
Teacher Author for Over 10 Years
Amanda has been creating engaging lessons, curricula, and courses for over a decade. She is so dedicated to empowering teachers to empower their students.
World Class Learning Platform
Amanda’s online learning platforms are topnotch, easy to navigate, and user friendly.
Amanda's units are so amazing! They can easily be adapted to fit your class time, age level, and different class formats!
I could cry. Genuinely, and for real. You've made this so easy for us!
During planning periods I keep thinking there’s more I should be doing, but I already have everything planned and ready. I’m spending a lot more time on professional development.
My students are finding a true passion for reading and writing, and I love seeing it.
Wow! I love how you have organized this course! My plan for the rest of this week is to complete the Five Simple To-Dos. What a great way to ground my thinking related to workshop!
Listen to the Podcast
Amanda’s podcast is dedicated to helping busy teachers who care deeply about their students, want to join the social justice movement, and engage their students in meaningful work.
On the Blog
I wrote this six part equity series to better understand the inequities surrounding the ways in which we teach and assess reading and writing skills in the United States. I wanted to know more. Not only that, I wanted to find practical solutions for the problems all teachers (not just English teachers) face…
There are many things I take issue with when it comes to the way we go about grading writing. But, before going into the topic of writing assessment specifically, I want to challenge some of the more general inequitable grading practices that pervade our school systems….
Conferencing is an essential component of writing and reading workshop classrooms. But, often when teachers try it they encounter many problems from off task students to wasted time to trouble tracking all that occurs during a conference. Find solutions to these problems here…