From Friday January 17, 2020 to Monday, January 20, we will be immersed in inquiry in Charleston, SC, at Curiosity Across the Curriculum: Pursuing Engagement, Literacy, and Action through Inquiry hosted by "Smokey" Daniels, Nancy Steineke, Chad Everett, Kristin Ziemke, and Sara Ahmed. (continue reading)
Are you looking for a way to deepen your use of The Reading Strategies Book and/or The Writing Strategies Book by Jennifer Serravallo? Online learning -- webinars and on-demand courses -- allow you to learn at your own pace, from home or school, when your schedule allows. (continue reading)
Did you catch our Facebook live sneak peek into our new learning site and into one of Jennifer Serravallo's On-Demand Courses? You'll find the full recording below in case you missed it or just wanted to review the details.
Time spent with colleagues in professional development away from school provides numerous benefits. But often, two huge barriers exist: finding funding and making the solid case to attend, telling the story of this kind of experience. (continue reading)
This incredible weekend of learning invites us to embrace the inquiry process we wish our students to experience, trying out everything we will ask of them, as we commit to the more engaging and challenging practice of student-directed inquiry. (continue reading)
Summertime creates opportunity for activities that are critical to teacher rejuvenation. For some, it is the time where engaging in professional learning is the most fruitful because the capacity is greater for digging deeper into PD goals or school initiatives. (continue reading)
A good demonstration is specific, focused, and clear. Thinking aloud while demonstrating is an important way to show not just what we are doing but also how we are doing it. Modeling is not the same as demonstrating. Modeling is an important part of high-quality teaching, but in a focused strategy lesson, demonstrating is more effective. (continue reading)
How can we actively and intentionally involve students in the chart-making process so charts become an integral part of instruction? Let’s take a look at one way to involve students through the use of interactive writing. (continue reading)