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April.Prince Rupert.middle

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An afternoon follow-up session to a morning of co-teaching in science. Here Comes the Garbage Barge by Jonah Winter (Red Nose Studio) used to teach inference and quick writes.

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April.Prince Rupert.middle

  1. 1. It’s All about Thinking – Collaborating to Support All LearnersReading, Writing, Thinking Strategies Middle   Prince  Rupert   April,  2013   Faye  Brownlie  
  2. 2. Learning  Inten<ons  •  I  have  a  plan  to  collaborate  with  someone  in   the  classroom.  •  I  have  a  plan  to  try  a  different  strategy  or   sequence  that  focuses  on  literacy  and   engagement.  •  I  have  a  plan  to  con<nue  to  ask  the  ques<ons,   ”How  is  what  I  am  doing  suppor<ng  the   learning  of  all  my  students?”  and  “How  do  I   know?”  
  3. 3. •  American  5th  graders  spend  91%  of  their  day   either  listening  to  a  teacher  talk  or  working   alone  (Pianta  &  Belsky,  2007).  
  4. 4. •  10  years  aSer  high  school,  graduates  who  had   honed  their  teamwork  skills  while  s<ll  in  high   school  had  significantly  higher  earnings  than   those  who  failed  to  do  so  (Science  Daily  2008).  
  5. 5. Making Inferences•  Garbage  Barge  •  Backgrounder  and  predict  •  In  groups,  with  an  image  and  a  cap<on,  ‘infer’   and  ‘evidence’  •  Share  images,  inferences,  evidence  •  Read  the  text,  no<cing  the  changes  in  thinking  •  With  Gilmore,  Burnaby  
  6. 6. Team Planning•  What  will  you  do?  •  Who  will  you  work  with?  •  What  ar<facts  will  you  collect  from  the  students   to  provide  evidence  of  how  they  are  learning  –   i.e,  student  samples  for  your  por^olio?  •  Reflect  on  the  ques<ons:   –  What  are  we  doing?   –  How  is  it  going?   –  What  next?  
  7. 7. PlanningWhat  are  you  going  to  try  ASAP?  Who  will  you  work  with?  How  will  this  support  student  engagement  and  increased  literacy?  

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