Index Card Side 1: How is writing workshop different from more traditional methods of teaching writing in schools Side 2: What are three things regarding writing workshop you’d like to discuss today?
Reading Workshop Readers are taught by readers
Writing Workshop Writers are taught by writers
District Writing Curriculum
Schedules Reading Workshop Daily Writing Workshop Daily Word Study Daily? (grammar, spelling, punctuation)
Video of WW Day 1 What do you notice?
Map of Classroom Seating for Partnerships Meeting area, again for partnerships Tape spaces on the floor routines
Calkins and Oakland Schools Writing Units Mini-lessons (Engagement and Link are key) Independent Writing Sharing
Reading Workshop Questions
Digital Workshop - wiki
Teacher Labs Think about how you learn best
Teacher Labs - details In-house PD in your classrooms Julie/Scarlet and Morris/Lynn Tom/Kim and Mandy/Erica TL meets once per quarter Non- evaluative, for your PD only Options: outside literacy consultant from OS serves as both TL consultant and provides periodic push-in support for WW in your classroom (depending on availability and funding)
Teacher Labs – example Observe the same host teacher all four times Rotate the host teacher role
What would your ideal TL scenario be? Please indicate on the survey