Wednesday, May 21, 2014
UAB Pre-Service Training: ARI Beginning Reading
Resources and Links
Explains how to select words for instruction, introduce their meanings, and create engaging learning activities that promote both word knowledge and reading comprehension.
A list of the critical words students must know to be successful with the Common Core State Standards and any other standardized assessment they encounter.
Make Take & Teach Blog:
Printable resources for teaching reading:
Download Progress Monitoring materials and other early literacy resources:
Phoneme Segmentation Assessment:
San Diego Quick Assessment:
Great to allow students to record themselves reading - for fluency, reports, and other projects.
Table Tap Method Explanation:
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Take it Back from Coaching Essentials Session #4
q Consider your coaching implications you noted on
the note-taking tool.
q Plan with teachers using The Four Planning
q Focus on formative assessment and evidence of
q Keep in mind the Partnership Principles and the 8
tactics coaches can use to increase your effectiveness
Monday, March 3, 2014
Thursday, February 6, 2014
Coaching: An Essential Component in a Professional Learning Environment
Session # 3 Take It Back
Jim Knight's Web Site:
Classroom Observation Form (15 minute observation period)
Active Listening Skills: Bug Drawing Activity
A great day of learning!
Friday, December 6, 2013
Coaching: An Essential Component
in a Professional Learning Environment
Region 5 Instructional Coaches
When: Tuesday, December 10, 2013
Time: 8:00 AM
Place: The Lincoln Professional Development Center
901 9th Avenue North, Birmingham
Bring: Reflections from the video and materials from
For the afternoon session, we will take the training into the schools. You may wish to bring your lunch. The training will end at the designated schools at 3:00 PM.