6-Traits Professional Learning

6-Traits Professional Learning

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6-Traits PD for K-12 teachers

Empowering teachers with best-practice writing strategies
On-Site 6-Traits Training for K-12 Literacy Instruction
Work with Smekens Education to design customized on-site school workshops that are focused on the unique needs of your school.
On-Demand 6-Traits Training for K-12 Literacy Instruction
Enjoy 24-7 access to engaging literacy instruction videos that focus specifically on strategies to teach the 6 Traits of Writing.
Online 6-Traits Training for K-12 Literacy Instruction
Experience the power of Kristina Smekens' full-day Six-Traits workshops when you enroll in an online workshop.
Regional 6-Traits Training for K-12 Literacy Instruction
Make teaching the 6 Traits a priority and attend a regional writing workshop led by Kristina Smekens.
Making best-practice writing a reality
A trusted provider of staff development in the areas of reading and writing, the Smekens team is well known for showing teachers practical and effective ways to implement the 6 Traits of Writing.
For more than a decade, Smekens Education has been supporting schools throughout the Midwest with customized on-site professional development and regional workshops focusing on the traits and other literacy topics. Now, with the addition of on-demand professional development videos from webPD and online workshops from webAcademy, Smekens professional learning is impacting teachers throughout the United States and the world.

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