Resources for Facilitating a Book Club
There are a tremendous amount of fantastic resources for leading book clubs for Shifting the Balance. Everything is already laid out for you to enjoy facilitating a discussion with ease.
There are also additional articles and videos to help you in making your study group a success.
Stenhouse Publishers Study Guide
The Six Shifts Website Book Study
Jan and Kari have generously designed a book study to lead you through reading and interacting with the book. This may be the perfect experience for your school.
Making Study Group Special
It is likely optional for teachers to join your book club. Consider ways to make it special. Jen Allen shares ways she gives small gifts to study group participants in a video linked below. Heather Fisher’s article “Takeout Book Club” is also linked below.
Study Group Gifts
Jennifer Allen explains why she always budgets for small study-group gifts, and shares how they build connections between the groups and teaching practice.
Protocols for Teacher Study Groups
In this three-minute Quick Take video, Clare Landrigan describes the teacher study group protocol she uses to foster shared understanding and allow for differentiated learning among teachers.