3. Lightside

This edtech tool provides automated support for writing through three concepts: writing platform, Revision Assistant, and a product for automated scoring. Although Lightside is working with few pilot sites, it has a lot of potential for providing writing support in classrooms.

4. Odyssey Writer

This is a writing program intended to be used by students in elementary and middle school. Odyssey Writer guides its users through the process of writing and makes it more enjoyable. The platform starts the teaching process with properly constructed assignments that inspire students to develop a genuine interest in writing.

5. NinjaEssays.com

No matter how sophisticated automated assessment tools are, they cannot replace the assistance of a real writer. Whenever a student has difficulties with a certain topic, they can rely the help of the professional team of writers hired by Ninja Essays. The best way to learn how exceptional academic writing gets done is by following the example of an expert writer.

6. Crase

This automated scoring system was developed by Pacific Metrics. The tool provides accurate, cheap, and immediate scoring of essays with the use of statistical modeling and natural language processing in combination with the latest advances in information technology.

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