Meeting face to face
So blessed to have this time . . .
So important to make the time . . .
So important to say, “Thanks, Friends! ILA was so much fun together!”
Curious: Mostly about the Pairs
Kari and Christina
“We believe every child deserves a teacher committed to conferring. That work is within the reach of every teacher.”
Be there. Perfect place to be. Next month, next year – grow your practice. – Kari Yates and Christina Nosek
To find out more, link to their blog here.
Or Facebook here.
“Intentional language choices that include systematic thinking about how to support a reader.
Figuring it out.
Reminding.” – Kari Yates and Christina Nosek
Their book . . .
Ellin and Debbie
Two weeks until Debbie Miller’s new book is released.
Reviewing our use of time in workshop. . . This is the “Lift Off”.
Ellin . . . brought her new book to life!
Engagement . . . not compliance, not time on task, participation, nor motivation.
Read more here.
Rose and Lynne
In a one hour session, demonstration, practice writing off a mentor text, revising, AND a video from a classroom. Well done, Rose and Lynne. So many great ideas!
This book . . .
And those that were missed . . .
Just a few quotes borrowed from Twitter . . . from all the cool kids tweeting . . .
“Kylene Beers & Bob Probst say to revise reading TODAY so that more kids engage with reading, we need to do four things in our classrooms: fewer strategies, more volume, more talk, more rereading. # ” – Penny Kittle
“Had a wonderful # because of the teachers who stopped me in the halls to chat, meeting colleagues who care about children, making new friends! Relationships matter!” – Laura Robb
“When a kid has the sniffles, we give them OJ & a healthy breakfast. We don’t rush to the ER. When they fall below benchmark in rdg, we send them out for an ER type intervention. How bout handing them a book? @ # # #” – Stephanie Harvey
Sunday, Fun Day!
How did you spend your Sunday?