This product is intended to provide questions for teacher use during collaboration time that will bring productive conversation focused on students and literacy instruction. As teachers, we are asked to meet with various groups of people throughout our weeks and sometimes it just seems like you’re sitting through another meeting just to sit through it. Collaboration time among educators should be practical, rejuvenating, and it should most importantly impact student learning. The questions included in this product are meant to get teachers talking about the types of topics that will boost students’ performances as readers and writers.
The product includes the following categories:
-Guiding Questions to Discuss Reading Workshop
-Guiding Questions to Discuss Guided Reading/ Reading Conferences/ Literature Circles
-Guiding Questions to Discuss Writing Workshop
-Guiding Questions to Discuss Guided Writing and Writing Conferences
-Guiding Questions to Discuss Word Study
-Ideas to Maximize Collaboration Time
The intended use for the product is:
-Use during collaboration time among English/Language Arts Teachers
-Use during PLC meetings
-Use during data reviews/conversations regarding students’ reading and writing scores
-Use to assist in the curriculum writing and creation process
-Use to facilitate coaching conversations between a literacy coach and classroom teacher
-Use to facilitate conversations between a principal or curriculum coordinator and classroom teacher
If you're tired of sitting through another meeting that seems pointless and lacks any results, take the step to purchasing this product to raise the level of conversation. If you're going to sit through another meeting, make it one that will impact your teaching and student learning.