Deb Gaby is a literacy coach in northern Indiana.
Deb Gaby confers with Riley about The Lemonade War. They talk about the writing about reading that students are doing for this whole-class read.
Things start to fall apart in a classroom when a beloved teacher is replaced with a long-term substitute. Deb Gaby shares how an analogy helps the class get back on track.
Deb Gaby confers with second grader Reagan early in the school year. She is reading her first chapter book, and using a reading strategies "toolkit" for support.
As she confers with first grader Kendall, Deb Gaby skillfully weaves questions about home and reading together.
Literacy coaches Ruth Ayres and Deb Gaby chat with second-grade teacher Cathy Laker about building trust in coaching and teaching relationships.
Deb Gaby talks about the importance of professional development mirroring best practices in this quick video.
Deb Gaby has wise advice about the coach's role with teachers in this brief video.
Help students transition back to school with minilessons that give children a strong sense of the purpose of literacy workshops.
Deb Gaby has many practical tips for planning an author visit as a schoolwide celebration of literacy.
Deb Gaby uses a bridge metaphor in a comprehension minilesson for second graders.