Learning with Penny Kittle & Linda Rief

Balmy winter day.

A Friday.

December in Maine.

Spending time with Paula Bourque.

Talking Literacy.

Northern Lights and LLBean and Karen Cook of Heinemann hosting a workshop with Penny Kittle and Linda Rief, “Read Write Teach: Ignite Curiosity & Instill Confidence in Readers & Writers.”  A room packed with educators!  LEARNING TOGETHER!

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Wakelet link


The Wakelet link is above.  More to follow as I have less than a page of notes in Google Docs and many pages in sketchnoting.  Some ok. Some not so much. But where is that darned notebook?

And from 180 Days, these are the college expectations.

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Wouldn’t thoughtful, forward-thinking, responsible teachers be checking in on students’ independent reading at some point?  Can / Do students read 5,000 pages in a year?

Quizes not required.

Reading Logs not required.

Can students meet this Independent Reading goal?  How do we know?

Do our students read independently?

If not, why not?

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