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Mitchell Technical Institute teachers part of program at conference

Mitchell Technical Institute instructors Michelle Graber and Julie Gross made a presentation to the 2016 joint South Dakota Council of Teachers of English/Speech Communication Association of South Dakota conference on Sept. 9-10 in Watertown.

Mitchell Technical Institute instructors Michelle Graber and Julie Gross made a presentation to the 2016 joint South Dakota Council of Teachers of English/Speech Communication Association of South Dakota conference on Sept. 9-10 in Watertown.

The theme for the conference was "Responsibility, Creativity and the Art of Language and Communication." More than 100 teachers from area middle schools, high schools and post-secondary institutions took part in the conference.

Graber and Gross presented on "Helping Students Differentiate Between Modeling and Plagiarism." Their presentation used models to exemplify different writing genres targeted toward helping student learn to write for different types of situations, including modeling the dos and don'ts of plagiarism.

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