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Greg McVerry

Hey and all @scsu students tonight we are hosting homebrew website club : If you ever wanted to start building your first website or blog want help on your class websites stop by

Greg McVerry

Greg McVerry

My Random Collection of Slidedecks on Workshop Methods #edu407 #edu305

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Hey and below are links to many of the slidedecks I have curated and created over the years. I wish I was better at knowing who made what originally but images and videos and slides I found got mismatched together.

I will record videos for some of these throughout the week but here you go:

Workshop Methods

Readers Worskhop Conferences (some mine mainly someone else;s):

Reader's Workshop (not mine)

Writer's Conference (remix mainly someone else's)

Writer's notebook

Tag TEAM Writers worskhop

Reader's Notebook

Talking and Writing About Texts

Teaching notetaking

Reader's Workshop

Greg McVerry

Microcast Topics for #edu405 and #edu307 with @peggysemingson

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What do you think of this list? It may look daunting but if we have a loose script for each on standard format be a wonderful investment of our time. If you would like to join us for 5-10 minute audo microcasts thinking these topics:

  • oral language develoment'
  • stages of reading
  • theories of meaning making
  • predictors of reading success
  • phonological awareness
  • phonemic awareness
  • phonics-cvc words, onets rimes,
  • phonics-consonant blends
  • phonics-consonant digraphs
  • phonics-vowel dipthongs
  • phonics-r-controlled blog
  • spelling- syllables and affixes
  • spelling- derivational meanings
  • comprehension-background knowledge
  • comprehension-dialogical reading
  • comprehension-text based analysis
  • comprehension- text based discussion
  • Strategies for Book Clubs
  • Interactive Read alouds, guided reading, literature circles
  • Academic vocabulary
  • Teaching with nonfiction
  • Teaching with Novels
  • Assessment Strategies
  • Favorite Classroom routines