Final reflection conroe

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Final reflection conroe

  1. 1. Take Aways What are the essentials?
  2. 2. #1 Educators as Models • Kids need to see us read • Kids need to hear us talk about books SO, what is your individual pledge/goal/resolution for the coming months?
  3. 3. #1 Educators as Models Kids need to see us read Kids need to hear us talk about books
  4. 4. #2 TIME Set aside time daily to read Find the edge or fringe times Give kids time to read as well Communicate to parents about time commitments
  5. 5. #3 CHOICE Give kids choices Choices can be narrowed or limited (but not by levels, lexiles, # of pages) Work with librarians in puting together recommendations
  6. 6. #4 COMMUNITIES Readers need to be part of a community of readers (or more than one) Communities can be permanent or temporary Community members TALK to one another
  7. 7. #5 DIVERSITY No such thing as ONE SIZE FITS ALL Race and ethnicity are not the only factors Consider SES, gender, family structure, etc.
  8. 8. #6 CHANGING UP Genres vs. Forms and formats Using PB with older readers Considering GNs as complex text, too
  9. 9. #7 ASSESSMENT Needs to be authentic Needs to be varied Needs to avoid « right » answers Black out poetry, remixing, spine poems, Peck’s Questions, etc.
  10. 10. #8 PLN Online communities Twitter Facebook Chats
  11. 11. #9 DISPLAYS Book walls/doors Literacy lockers Bulletin boards Displays
  12. 12. #10 FILLING IN Reading widely Booktalking variety Challenging kids to do the same
  13. 13. Title SO, what is your individual pledge/goal/resolution for the coming months? On the index cards, write a personal goal(s) on one side and then on the reverse write a professional goal(s) We will mail them to you later in the fall

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