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Monday, December 30, 2013

Happy new year and opportunities

Hi's been a while...wishing you a happy new year...and a year of great gigs! Some opportunities in that direction...some of them a bit off the beaten path and perhaps slightly divergent. Michele

 Curriculum Developer (Brooklyn)

 Educational Advisor (Brooklyn)

 Program Curriculum Developer, Rhinebeck

Education Consultant (very quick turnaround on this one!!!! Connecticut)

Los Angeles New Administrator Leadership Program

Science Item Writers Needed

Symmetry Creative Production is looking for Science Writers who can develop test items for a high school equivalency test prep product.  
·         Needed Immediately: experienced educational  science  test item writers .
·         The assignment consists of writing and repurposing test items for a high school equivalency test project.  The item types to be developed are multiple choice.
·         The freelancer shall develop, revise and quality check items and write and submit art specs (if applicable) following all of the client’s guidelines and acceptability criteria.
·         Rate per item: $20 
If interested, please forward response to

Friday, December 27, 2013

Content Writer - ELA

IXL's new language arts component helps students master grammar and vocabulary like never before. Students' abilities soar as they interact with engaging texts, correct grammatical errors, and decode new words in a variety of contexts.

Engaging language arts questions require engaging language--and that's where you come in.

We are looking for creative, motivated Content Writers to join our content development team. In this role, you will work closely with Product Analysts and Content Editors to write fun, elegantly-crafted language arts items for grades 2-6. This is a part-time contract position with the opportunity to work remotely.

  • Write sentences and paragraphs for use in a wide variety of problem types, including fill-in-the-blank, proofreading, and matching.
  • Create dictionary definitions for spelling and vocabulary words.
  • Brainstorm topics for imaginative, age-appropriate sentences and paragraphs.
  • Format content according to guidelines.
  • Accept and implement feedback from editors and revise items accordingly.
  • BA/BS degree.
  • Demonstrated expertise in ELA content development for grades K-12.
  • Extremely strong writing ability and grammar knowledge.
  • Clear, engaging writing style.
  • Strong understanding of elementary students’ reading and knowledge levels.
  • Strong critical-thinking, research, and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to be efficient and organized while working on multiple projects simultaneously.
About IXL

IXL Learning is an educational technology company like no other. We develop dramatically innovative, first-of-their-kind products used by millions of learners, from children to adults. Our IXL product (located at is the world's most popular subscription-based learning site for K-12. Our other products include Quia Web, the original 'create-your-own' website for teachers, and Quia Books, the leading online platform for world-languages courses.


*Position Type*

This is a part-time, contract position.


We are accepting applications from both freelancers who can work on-site
(San Mateo, CA) AND freelancers who will need to work remotely.

*To Apply*

Please apply here:

Friday, December 20, 2013

freelance opportunity

I saw this announcement and wanted to share with educational writers:

Immediate need for writers and editors for high school math. If you are interested, please send your resume to 

Good luck,