This video and accompanying viewers' guide introduce the Collaborative Coaching and Learning model. At the Lyon K-8 School, a teacher team works with a coach to introduce an author study in the classroom. At the Timilty Middle School, teachers examine methods for teaching the craft of poetry. At the Burke High School, teachers launch book clubs as a part of Readers' Workshop.
In this video (viewable in three parts), teacher Sarah Blanusa pilots the readers' workshop approach to teaching with her 9th grade class. Students work on comprehension strategies through independent reading and book talks. The attached viewers' guide provides additional information about readers' workshop and suggestions for using the video in teacher professional development.
This guide for school leaders included recommendations for integrating the district's school-based professional development model, Collaborative Coaching and Learning (CCL), into all school work and for implementing it effectively despite challenges.
Start-of-school-year guide for principals-headmasters about to implement Collaborative Coaching and Learning (CCL) for the first time or starting their second year with the district's school-based professional development model.
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