Gigi McAllister

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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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Making the Most Out of Teacher-Librarian Partnerships

Strong librarian-teacher partnerships are a win-win! Gigi McAllister shares how they provide extra support for students and create reinvigorating and fulfilling experiences for colleagues.

Classroom Library Elements in School Library Design

Gigi McAllister uses classroom library ideas to create a school library that is comfortable and full of student ownership.

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.

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