Inside Leadership: Daily 5 and CAFE Coaching and Collaboration in Schools

$199.00

Change that endures takes time and comes from within schools, as teachers help each other master the art and science of literacy instruction.  Inside Leadership highlights two important components of bringing the Daily 5 and CAFE Assessment to life in schools — grade-level team meetings and coaching in classrooms.  Gail Boushey and Joan Moser share examples of how teachers and administrators in grade-level team meetings can use CAFE as a bridge between assessment data and instruction.  They also present numerous examples of one-on-one coaching in classrooms designed to help teachers with different interests and needs.

Description

Change that endures takes time and comes from within schools, as teachers help each other master the art and science of literacy instruction.  Inside Leadership highlights two important components of bringing the Daily 5 and CAFE Assessment to life in schools — grade-level team meetings and coaching in classrooms.  Gail Boushey and Joan Moser share examples of how teachers and administrators in grade-level team meetings can use CAFE as a bridge between assessment data and instruction.  They also present numerous examples of one-on-one coaching in classrooms designed to help teachers with different interests and needs.

The two-hour DVD features:

  • Team meetings at different grade levels linking assessment data to teaching plans;
  • Discussions of conferring strategies and testing;
  • Collaborative teaching in whole class, small group, and individual conferences;
  • Examples of recordkeeping forms;  and
  • Debrief sessions after in-class coaching.

If you are a literacy coach, teacher, or reading specialist who is assisting colleagues as they implement the Daily 5 and CAFE, the Inside Leadership DVD will help you refine and reflect upon your work.

Chapters

Inside Leadership Series Introduction

Program 1:  Grade-Level Team Meetings

Introduction

4th Grade Meeting

Meeting Debrief

2nd Grade Team:  Conferring Discussion

3rd Grade Team: Test Preparation Discussion

Program 2:  Coaching in Classrooms

Introduction

Check for Understanding  Small Group Grades K-2

Read to Someone  Checkmark Lesson Grades K-2

Vocabulary  Small Group Grades K-2

Picking a Partner  Whole-Class Lesson Grades K-2

Conferring Accuracy Focus  Kindergarten

Conferring  Vocabulary Focus Grade 4

Conferring  Inferring Focus Grade 4

Gail Boushey and Joan Moser are “The Sisters,” teachers and authors of  The Daily 5 and The CAFÉ Book.  Their website, The Daily Café (www.thedailycafe.com), offers video and print support to thousands of teachers around the globe who are using Daily 5 and CAFÉ in their classrooms.

You can watch a brief preview from the DVD below. Please be aware that compressed web video is much lower quality than that on the published DVD:

 


 

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