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6-Traits Resources: Online Class: Teaching and Assessing Writing with the 6-Traits

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Register Now: Online Courses Start:  

Summer: June 27 - August 19, 2016
Fall: September 26 - November 28, 2016

EDUC 653 Middle School through Adult 6-Traits Writing Instruction

EDUC 654 PK Through Elementary 6-Traits Writing Instruction
 

Learn to teach and assess writing with the 6-Traits of writing:

 

  • voice
  • ideas
  • word choice
  • organization
  • sentence fluency
  • conventions
 
Do you want to engage your students and build a great writing program? This class provides a plethora of practical methods and inspirational ideas.  
 

 

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Concepts, instructional methods and assessment strategies for improving writing instruction, middle school through post-secondary. Self-assessment strategies, application of 6-traits, technology and software applications, and writing across the curriculum.

This class will focus on how to apply the Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory's 6+1 Traits™ model to the process of teaching and evaluating writing.

The course activities will investigate the vocabulary, concepts, and application of writing traits to classroom instruction and student assessment.

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UW-Stout Online: Teaching and Assessing Writing with the 6-Traits

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Online  Graduate Courses now available!


EDUC 654 Teaching and Assessing Writing with the 6-Traits Elementary (PK-4)  - 3 graduate credits 

EDUC 653 Teaching and Assessing Writing with the 6-Traits Middle School-Adult - 3 graduate credits 

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Learn to teach and assess writing with the 6-Traits of writing:

  • voice
  • ideas
  • word choice
  • organization
  • sentence fluency
  • conventions


Learn to use the 6-Traits with the writing process to teach revision strategies. Help learners meet higher standards and improve test scores.  Best of all:  Work with an international group of teachers dedicated to improving their writing & reading classrooms!

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Upcoming 6+1® Trait Writing Institutes Prepare Teachers and Students for Common Core | Education Northwest

Upcoming 6+1® Trait Writing Institutes Prepare Teachers and Students for Common Core | Education Northwest | 6-Traits Resources | Scoop.it
Introductory institutes on Education Northwest’s world-renowned 6+1 Trait® Writing Model of Instruction & Assessment are coming soon to our hea...
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For those who can't get away to these trainings, Consider my online graduate course offered by the University of Wisconsin Stout: Teaching and Assessing Writing with the 6 Traits.  http://www.uwstout.edu/soe/profdev/traits.cfm

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EDUC 744: Teaching and Assessing Writing with the 6-Traits Online Course University of Wisconsin-Stout

EDUC 744: Teaching and Assessing Writing with the 6-Traits Online Course University of Wisconsin-Stout | 6-Traits Resources | Scoop.it
Teaching and Assessing Writing with the 6-Traits

Online Course 3 semester hours graduate credit

Instructor: Dennis O'Connor

June 18 - August 10, 2012

 

Learn how to teach and assess writing more effectively and help students understand the 6-Traits of good writing (voice, ideas, word choice, organization, sentence fluency & conventions). Explore strategies to enable learners to progress through higher standards and improve test scores. Participants get extensive hands-on practice assessing a variety of student samples using the 6-Traits rubric.
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Teaching and Assessing Writing with the 6-Traits Online Course University of Wisconsin-Stout

Teaching and Assessing Writing with the 6-Traits Online Course University of Wisconsin-Stout | 6-Traits Resources | Scoop.it
Teaching and Assessing Writing with the 6-Traits

 

Online Course 3 semester hours graduate credit
Instructor: Dennis O'Connor
February 6 - March 30, 2012

 

Learn how to teach and assess writing more effectively and help students understand the 6-Traits of good writing (voice, ideas, word choice, organization, sentence fluency & conventions). Explore strategies to enable learners to progress through higher standards and improve test scores. Participants get extensive hands-on practice assessing a variety of student samples using the 6-Traits rubric.

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6-Traits Online: Register Today: Build a Dynamic Writing Program this Year

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Register Now: UW-Stout Online Courses StartSpring: February 1 - March 25, 2016

EDUC 653 Middle School through Adult 6-Traits Writing Instruction
EDUC 654 PK Through Elementary 6-Traits Writing Instruction
Do you want to engage your students and build a great writing program before the end of the school year? This class provides a plethora of practical methods and inspirational ideas. 
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This is the FINAL CALL for a great online course where teachers from around the world share and discuss writing workshop and writing assessment methods.  

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6-Traits Resources: Online Class: Teaching and Assessing Writing with the 6-Traits

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Learn to teach and assess writing with the 6-Traits of writing 
(voice, ideas, word choice, organization, sentence fluency and conventions). Learn to use the 6-Traits with the writing process to teach revision strategies. Help learners meet higher standards and improve test scores.

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I love teaching this course.  This summer we'll work with great teachers from around the world to better understand how the writing process and the 6 traits work together to create a powerfull writing/reading workshop in any classroom.  


The course will give you more than a year's worth of ideas and new resources.  Great for license renewal, and teacher spirit renewal! 

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6-Traits Resources: Online Class: Teaching and Assessing Writing with the 6-Traits

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Learn to teach and assess writing with the 6-Traits of writing:


(voice, ideas, word choice, organization, sentence fluency and conventions). Learn to use the 6-Traits with the writing process to teach revision strategies. Help learners meet higher standards and improve test scores.

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Anastasia Suen January 2012 Online Workshops

Anastasia Suen January 2012 Online Workshops | 6-Traits Resources | Scoop.it

Anastasia does a terrific work. You may know her from the Picture Book of the Day Website.


Check out her new online workshops! ~ Dennis


January 2012 Online Workshops
The January 2012 workshops will begin on Wednesday, January 4th.
Which workshop is best for you?

New to children's books? Or Ready to Write?


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EDUC 744 Teaching and Assessing Writing with the 6 Traits

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EDUC 744 Teaching and Assessing Writing with the 6 Traits.  Instructor and Course Author, Dennis O'Connor (3 Graduate Units)


A 100% Online Course. Information  - using 6-trait rubrics for middle school and high school writing assessment.


Learn how to teach and assess writing more effectively and help students understand the 6-Traits of good writing (voice, ideas, word choice, organization, sentence fluency & conventions). Explore strategies to enable learners to progress through higher standards and improve test scores. Participants get extensive hands-on practice assessing a variety of student samples using the 6-Traits rubric.


Designed for ESL/ELL teachers, English and language arts teachers, teachers interested in writing across the curriculum, special education teachers, technical and community college writing instructors, and curriculum coordinators.

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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 |