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Success in Writing Starts Here


Engaging Writing Classes for Students in Grades 3-9

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Meet Mrs. Brown


Hey there!

I’m Alicia Brown

If you landed on my little slice of the Internet, you’re probably a parent concerned about making sure your child has the skills they need to write well.

I homeschooled for well over ten years, so I've been where you are. Come in, take a deep breath, and fill your Google Drive with the FREE resources, podcasts, blog posts, and action steps necessary to help your student become a proficient and confident writer.

You've got this!

IEW Online Classes

Online LIVE group classes provide support to students and parents using the Institute for Excellence in Writing (IEW) Curriculum.


Semi-Private tutoring provides a more customized option for students who thrive in a small group environment.

On Demand Classes

On Demand classes are a self-paced option for learners who travel or need to move at their own pace.

Contact Mrs. Brown

Please contact me if you have questions about classes or services. I'd be delighted to help you find the best option.

Our Method

What We Teach


What is IEW?

IEW stands for the Institute for Excellence in Writing. It is a unique approach that provides the structure that students need to develop confidence in the writing process, while gradually guiding them toward greater independence and creativity. They will learn nine structural models (note taking, writing paragraphs, stories, simple reports, writing from pictures, research reports, creative writing, essays, and critiques) to help them organize any type of composition. Additionally, stylistic techniques (strong verbs, quality adjectives, sentence openers, and more) are taught incrementally to gently move students from the basics into more sophisticated writing.

New to IEW?

About IEW

If you're new to the Institute for Excellence in Writing (IEW), please watch this 4-minute video that explains the program.

What We Do

Our Purpose

Write with Mrs. Brown provides engaging, mastery-based, online writing and grammar classes to homeschooling families and charter schools in the United States. We serve students in grades 3-12. Using methodologies based on the Institute for Excellence in Writing (IEW) program, these classes provide the foundational skills needed to help students become proficient and confident writers.


How We Are Different

Our Approach


Parents receive weekly resources and support to aid their children in becoming better writers, while students receive dynamic instruction and join a team that fosters growth and development, leading to mastery and confidence in effective communication.

Child Writing Notes


Learning to write can be engaging, enjoyable, and effective. From grammar songs that will have you humming for days to games and author spotlights that will inspire your child's inner writer, we know how to have fun while building foundational writing skills.

Studying at Home


Write with Mrs. Brown's classes are based on IEW's proven mastery model, so parents and charter schools can trust that their children are receiving exceptional instruction that has led to academic achievement for thousands of students across the globe.

Home School


As a former homeschool parent and tutor trainer for Classical Conversations, Mrs. Brown is a certified IEW instructor who provides relatable expertise. This unique combination allows her to offer exceptional academic support to each family and charter school.

Who We Serve

Our Clients

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Non-Homeschool Students

Do you want to ensure your child has the foundational writing and grammar skills they will need to be proficient writers as they advance in their academic career? We serve many families whose children attend public or private school, but who want to enhance their student's skills using the Institute for Excellence in Writing (IEW) program. Contact us today for more information.

Happy Childhood
"Thanks to her guidance and valuable help, my son finished with a 94 average which is an excellent mark in English and got him accepted into the best universities in Canada."

-Asma B.


Take What You Need

Freebies and Resources




Writing with Pen

Grab this list of resources to equip you as a parent while you help your student improve their writing skills. This list has resources for new and veteran parents.

Download this checklist to help you understand the thirteen skills it takes for students to write well. These skills are critical for parents to know.

Enjoying a Read

Here are a few of my students who have been published in Magnum Opus Magazine recently. This magazine highlights model IEW students.

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