SRSD Writing Instruction

Professional Development in Self-Regulated Strategy Development (SRSD) for Writing

A District's Perspective

Hear Mr. Robert Mitchell, Superintendent, Cumberland, Public School District, describe his district’s writing gains after using thinkSRSD. His schools rose from 40% to 80% in ELA overall proficiency. 

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SRSD writing offers a set of strategies with embedded deliberate skill practice that lift writing quality. It quickly enables teachers to see growth in literacy outcomes, and student independence.  Developed by Dr. Karen Harris & colleagues, SRSD is fueled by 35 years of research and innovation. thinkSRSD specializes in making it easy to schools to learn and sustain SRSD.


thinkSRSD’s passion is bringing SRSD writing to schools through blended learning. We serve schools across the nation and world through our unique eLearning modules and live web calls.

In-Person PD

thinkSRSD excels through in-person professional development. Check out our EVENTS tab to see where thinkSRSD is headed. Contact us and bring thinkSRSD’s PD to your district!

Get Involved!

Check out our YouTube and Facebook community. thinkSRSD offers live and hybrid PDs, personalized mentoring and membership in our network of hundreds of schools using thinkSRSD.

What People are Saying

“SRSD writing just launched like crazy… Scores went up amazingly.”

Debra Mantyla

Coach, Worcester Arts Magnet School

“I have turned these students, who were afraid of writing and nervous to write, into students who want to write every single day.”

Allison Lienert

Grade 4 Teacher, Currey Ingram Academy

Sponsors of think SRSD Writing in Schools

About Us


thinkSRSD is the community of teachers and researchers who use and study SRSD. We offer SRSD in-person professional development and e-learning courses taught by teachers with decades of experience using SRSD. The teachers at thinkSRSD have taught SRSD courses for over 10 years, since offering the very first open enrollment course in SRSD in 2008.

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