Dedicated in Denver
February 4, 2010 by debbiediller
My recent travels have taken me to Denver Public Schools where I’m working with CORE Matters teams. Educators there are so dedicated to improving instruction for their students. It is a delight to be a part of this project! Teachers have used my book, Spaces & Places, to set up their classrooms and are using literacy work stations and small group instruction.
Here are some photos from January 2010:
"I Can" lists help children remember exactly what to do at stations and independent reading. This one is in a classroom library.
"I Can" list for independent reading
First and 5th grade teachers wear something on their heads to remind students to work independently of them- It works!
A cowboy hat works too!
Dedicated educators from the Force Elementary CORE Matters team
Teams examine leveled books together for guided reading instruction
Teachers make comprehension anchor charts