Learning Stations accommodate differentiated instruction for the intensive reading students at Hernando High School. The following slide show tells you how our Reading teachers met the challenge of venturing into an unfamiliar arena to produce an environment conducive to reading for some of our most reluctant students.
Sell it to the Teachers Set goals Set goals Establish ground rules Establish ground rules List obstacles List obstacles Listen to each other Listen to each other
Find a solution for each obstacle Review the re s earch Review the re s earch Visit o ther schoo l s Visit o ther schoo l s Share u seful ideas Share u seful ideas T eam up T eam up Break i nstruction int o small chu n ks Break i nstruction int o small chu n ks
Create an environment for reading Desks vs tables C omputers R oom arrang e ment M a terial s t orage Suppli e s
Know your students Chec k : Florida Comprehensive Achievement Test for correct placeme n t Stanford Diagnostic Reading Test t o determine specific areas of need Oral Reading Fluency to monitor progress through out the year Kno w what each student needs
Plan Your Approach Introduce your to p ic Se l ect leaders An a lyze results Note stre n gths and weaknesses for further instruction
Map Your Curriculum Know what you are going to do Know what you are going to do intensive reading intensive reading Know why you are going to do it Know why you are going to do it students scores students scores Know when you are going to do it Know when you are going to do it beginning, middle, end beginning, middle, end Know how you are going to do it Know how you are going to do it whole group whole group small group small group CRISS strategies CRISS strategies