With over 35 years of experience in middle, high school, and 2-year college classrooms, Chris has used her insights into writing challenges to develop innovative approaches to improving student preparation for college writing. Her recent responsibilities as director of U.S. Dept. of Ed. FIPSE Writing Coalition resulted in the development of collaborative professional liaisons, high school writing centers, portfolio assessment techniques, and a myriad of teaching strategies. Chris has authored works such as "A Portfolio Model That Works" and "Why Do I Have to Take Remedial Writing," Teaching Writing in High School and College (NCTE). Leading seminars, presenting on panels, and conducting professional developmental activities for teachers in secondary and postsecondary schools to address issues of collaboration, assessment, and student empowerment, she facilitates implementation of practical strategies for student success in both high school and college classrooms.
View Christine Jennings Dixon's Resume/Vita, Publications and Workshops.
Level: 6-16K-16 Alignment of Writing Curriculum Developing Collaborative Approaches to Learning Portfolios in the Classroom; Portfolios for Assessment of Student Writing Classroom Approaches to Writing Assessment Role of Reflection in Teaching and Learning Implementing Student Writing Workshops Getting Published: Steps Along the Way Establishing High School Writing Centers Writing Across the Curriculum or Writing As Thinking Staff Development–Creating teacher teams Conflict Mediation Strategies Developing Rubrics and Establishing Anchor Papers Multiple Intelligence Approaches to Instruction Letter Writing as a Genre for Composition Facilitating Field Trips for High School Students at College Sites Motivating Teachers to Implement Innovative Strategies in Writing Creating a Sense of Community Among Partners from Secondary and Postsecondary Institutions Grant Writing
Lesson Plans for Teaching Writing Teaching Writing in High School and College: Conversations and Collaborations
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