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.
Gigi McAllister finds taking time to have students browse texts before forming book clubs makes all the difference in the quality of the discussions.
Gigi McAllister gives a brief explanation of how her thinking on goal setting has changed, as well as the ways in which she uses student goals to connect with parents. Max Brand shares strategies for helping parents talk with students.
Gigi McAllister helps a group of fourth graders evaluate questions for fostering good group discussions.
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