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@sarahlouwou Will always get variation when you have those nuisance variables....teachers and students....but go watch a Cualkins train wreck get rolled out in districts....teachers berated for delineating from workshop scripts???/
text based discussion and analysis required #literacies in any discipline, crafting feedback to students using targeted learning goals, explicit instruction woven into culture of reading and writing through playing with words in all modalities
I agree on and comprehend the variation. Yes for more attention to how reforms/programs (including TC reading workshop) are introduced and the types of PD matching them: what's the quantity and quality of learning opportunities for teachers, admin, coaches on a reform???
I want to rethink the coaching position, not sure if they should be covered under the same teacher contracts, maybe not even district employees at all, think it devalues the truly skilled teacher and removes flexible job pathways for… quickthoughts.jgregorymcverry.com/2020/01/20/sar…
Reading your paper now, only 31% used the material (kinda okay with this) but only 33% did any conferencing...that is damning...so basically no formative assessment or assessment of growth of any kind, (quickthoughts.jgregorymcverry.com/s/JwbGZ)
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