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Understanding the Product

First Author Writing Software Product Demonstration

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Research Abstract

“The Developmental Writing Scale: A New Progress Monitoring Tool for Beginning Writers”
Written by Sturm, Janet M.; Cali, Kathleen; Nelson, Nickola W.; Staskowski, Maureen. The full article is available for purchase through the Lippincott Williams & Wilkins website.

First-Time Author Stories

Get to know some of the students who are using First Author Writing Software to truly express themselves.

Learning to Use the Product


This is your guide to installing First Author Writing Software and getting your students set up before training. (PDF)


This is your best tutorial to get teachers up and running quickly. (PDF)

Show-Me-How Video Tutorials

Show-Me-How video tutorials demonstrate key First Author Writing Software functions in less than a minute each.

Extras and Support

Software Requirements

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