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Wednesday, June 18, 2014


Looks interesting. Michele

Work Type: Copyeditor with education experience


My organization's editor just retired, and, while we are looking to hire a new editor/head of publishing, I have a report coming out that requires an editor sooner than that. The start date on the project would be approximately July 1st, and we would like to complete the editing process by the end of July. Compensation would be negotiated based on experience and time commitment. We are an education policy/membership organization. The publication is on student data privacy. It will be approximately 60-80 pages including endnotes. We would like an editor with extensive experience editing these types of reports (similar to those put out by CAP or another think tank-type organization). Experience editing educational reports is a plus. We would actually prefer that the editor have no experience in data privacy or law since this publication is an introductory resource. The editing required is an initial heavy copyedit with drafts sent back and forth between our team and the editor (we will be checking and verifying sources and footnotes in-house, so that will not be part of the job), and then final proofreading. Please contact me with any questions at, and feel free to share this posting widely.
Location: Could be remote - Crystal City, VA
Rate: $ 30-50 per hour (no more than 2K total)
Contact Name: Amelia Vance
Contact Company: NASBE
Contact Website:
Contact Method: -by email

Freelance Worksheet Developers - Reading

Progressive Education Group is developing a member based website to support today’s elementary school teachers.  Our goal is to offer worksheets that are progressive in both design and content.  We are looking for freelance content developers to write original, age appropriate content that current students will find engaging.  Reimbursement for this project is $1,500 and is based on completion of 300 approved sheets.
  • At least 2 examples that best demonstrate capabilities
  • Contact Dan Reagan -
  • Original material
  • Modern content
  • Common Core aligned (covering minimum of 25% of standards)
  • Includes answer sheet (if appropriate)
  • Files tagged with grade, topic and Common Core cluster code
  • Submitted in Microsoft Word
  • Art is allowed but not required
  • Timeline negotiable
Content Type:
  • Reading Comprehension (100 sheets)
  • Other topics (200 sheets total, even distribution for each grade as appropriate)
    • Alphabetical Order
    • Analogies
    • Capitalization
    • Compound Words
    • Conjunction Worksheets
    • Contraction Worksheets
    • Grammar Worksheets
    • Nouns, Verbs, Adjectives, Adverbs, Pronouns
    • Punctuation
    • Sentences, Run-Ons and Fragments
    • Similes and Metaphors
    • Subject and Predicate
Grade distribution:

Reading Comprehension
Other Topics
Grade 1
Grade 2
Grade 3
Grade 4
Grade 5


Freelance SAT Writers Needed

nSight is a content development and communications services firm that specializes in learning and information products. nSight has an immediate need for math and ELA writers to create practice items for the redesigned SAT. We are also seeking a lead writer for math.

  • At least 3-5 years of experience writing SAT or Common Core items at an advanced high school level. For math, experience writing items at the advanced algebra and trig level required. This will be a fast-paced project with no ramp-up time, so only very experienced writers will be considered.
  • Experience writing cross-curricular items. Examples: engineering-based math problems and science-based reading passages.
  • Familiarity with the redesigned SAT strongly preferred (especially for candidates for lead math writer).
If you're interested and meet these qualifications, please send your resume to Thank you!

Friday, June 13, 2014

Freelance Item Writers Needed

Progress Testing is a publisher of state-specific test item banks. We are currently seeking freelance item writers to help construct new and innovative content for ELA (grades 3-11), mathematics (grades 3-HS), social studies (grades 3-8), and science (grades 3-8). Writers will be responsible for creating complex, original items for specific standards for Texas, Florida, Georgia, and/or Common Core. We pay a competitive per-item rate for all accepted items.

We have immediate needs in all subject areas and grade levels listed above. If you have experience working in education, publishing, or educational testing, we highly encourage you to submit your resume, cover letter, and any item or content samples you may have to  Laura Bresko at We will promptly contact all qualified applicants.

About us:
Progress Testing offers powerful, affordable assessment tools to help districts, schools, and teachers monitor student progress. Started in 1999, Progress Testing has been developing exceptional educational tools and content for 15 years.

Our products provide educators with accurate, comprehensive data to monitor student performance. Districts can better understand school trends; schools can better compare classes, subjects, and teachers; teachers can better evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of their students.
STAAR Practice Test - STAAR reading, STAAR Writing, Math STAAR

Florida Standards Test Maker - Brought to You by Progress Testing - Creators of FCAT Test Maker

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

FT On-site Copy Editor - 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 determine the meanings of new words in a variety of contexts. 
We are looking for a full-time, in-house copy editor to join our content development team. In this role, you will function as our resident perfectionist, testing and editing all language arts content to ensure it is free of grammatical issues, typos, and logical errors. You will use your educational insight, language arts expertise, and training as an editor to suggest and implement improvements that strengthen the product as a whole. 
  • Review, edit, and proofread all language arts content for grammar, spelling, punctuation, accuracy, logic, and adherence to our content guidelines and specifications
  • Revise or rewrite content as necessary and implement corrections in an online format
  • Maintain existing content by vigilantly searching for issues and ensuring they are addressed properly
  • Ensure that edits strengthen the quality of the content while also adhering to general and topic-specific guidelines
  • Collaborate with product analysts to ensure the consistency of formatting and instructional messages across all language arts content
  • Maintain internal documentation, including style and content guidelines
  • BA/BS degree in English, Journalism, or a related field 
  • Minimum of three years' editing experience, preferably in an educational publishing environment
  • Expert knowledge of The Chicago Manual of Style
  • Extremely strong writing ability and grammar knowledge, including a finely tuned sense of written English usage
  • Experience in ELA content development with a strong understanding of students’ reading and knowledge levels for grades PK-12
  • Experience using web content management systems and editing in an online format
  • Ability to be efficient and organized while working on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to influence and improve the work of others
  • Strong critical-thinking, research, and problem-solving skills
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.
Competitive salary and benefits

Position Type

This is a full-time position.


San Mateo, CA

To Apply

Please apply here: