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Gigi McAllister has been teaching for over 20 years. She is currently a literacy coach in Maine and has also taught regular and special education classes in grades 1–6. She writes about books and teaching at The Late Bloomer’s Book Blog.
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Mini (But Mighty) Ways to Connect with Teachers
Gigi McAllister gives tips to help maintain consistent communication and connections with teachers in a way that respects their time when sharing information.
Coaching Connections: Morning Rounds
In this second installment of a three-part series, Gigi McAllister explores ways morning rounds will help instructional coaches stay accessible and connected to teachers.
Coaching Connections: Drop-In Visits
In this first installment of a three-part series, Gigi McAllister explores ways instructional coaches can make strong connections through drop-in visits. Download the Drop-In Visit note sheet and add drop-in visits to your schedule today.
Fourth-Grade Reading Group: Goals in Fiction
Gigi McAllister leads a group of fourth graders in discussing characters and their quests or goals in the story.
Partner Reading: Quick Share
Gigi McAllister has two reading partners in her fourth-grade classroom do a quick practice of retelling their stories.
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