The Institute of Education Sciences recommends at least 60 minutes of daily writing starting with first graders. Based on 2020–21 stats, 826 Digital lessons and resources were used by educators to facilitate an estimated
of writing instruction time
additional instruction hours per educator as reported by a user survey
826 Digital inspires students to engage authentically in the writing process. The result is often exceptional writing that takes skill, critical thinking, and creativity.
See for yourself. Read writing from students across the country who submitted their work in response to an 826 Digital lesson created by the acclaimed author, Jason Reynolds - This single lesson inspired thousands of students to write. Here are three different, yet equally powerful, brilliant, and joyful pieces showcasing effective use of differing genres and writing techniques.