Presentation on theme: "A truly good book teaches me better than to read it. I must soon lay it down, and commence living on its hint. What I began by reading, I must finish."— Presentation transcript:
A truly good book teaches me better than to read it. I must soon lay it down, and commence living on its hint. What I began by reading, I must finish by acting. Henry David Thoreau Henry David Thoreau Video
Shared Reading / Interactive Read-Aloud Guided Reading Independent Reading Word Study / Word Work Writing
Literacy Block Management › Literacy Workstations › Daily 5 Assessment › Using assessment data to guide instruction Literature Circles Inquiry Based Learning › Junior Great Books Other?
Tip of the Week Tip of the Week Great teachers are not born, they are taught. ~ Deborah Ball, Dean of University of Michigan.
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21 Strategies The 21 strategies included in Powerful Designs for Professional Learning: Accessing student voices Action research Assessment as professional development Case discussions Critical Friends groups Curriculum design Data analysis Immersing teachers in practice Journaling Lesson study Mentoring Peer coaching Portfolios for educators School coaching Shadowing students Standards in practice Study groups Training the trainer Tuning protocols Visual dialogue The format is up to us…