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A Guide to Producing Better Student Writers and Editors With Dictation Tools (EdSurge News)

A Guide to Producing Better Student Writers and Editors With Dictation Tools (EdSurge News) | 6-Traits Resources | Scoop.it

“Ok, I’m ready to print,” said Jack, a happy-go-lucky third grader.Glancing at him skeptically, I replied, “What? You typed the whole thing?”“I didn’t type… I used my voice.” Jack said.Sure enough, when I looked at his screen, Jack’s writing task was completed, a feat that would have been impossible.."

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The road to literacy is where you find it.  Dictation tools can help learners of all ages develop their writing skills.

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Margaret Atwood says Twitter, internet boost literacy - Arts & Entertainment - CBC News

Margaret Atwood says Twitter, internet boost literacy - Arts & Entertainment - CBC News | 6-Traits Resources | Scoop.it
Rather than turn our noses up at Twitter, we should celebrate it and the internet as new platforms for instant communication and as drivers of literacy, says CanLit legend Margaret Atwood.

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The Literacy Benefits of Listening | Scholastic.com

The Literacy Benefits of Listening | Scholastic.com | 6-Traits Resources | Scoop.it
Use audio books to bring life and depth to your child’s reading experience.
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Interested in an Online Graduate Course in the 6-Traits?

UW-Stout: EDUC 654 Teaching and Assessing Writing with the 6-Traits | 3 graduate credits | Online Professional Development for Teachers | NCATE Accredited 8 week 100% online class |