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John Hattie's compilation of over 500,000 studies found that excellence in teaching is the single most powerful influence on student achievement. (Distinguishing Expert Teachers from Novice and Experienced Teachers University of Auckland, Australian Council for Educational Research, October 2013)

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CAFE in the Classroom

Assessing young readers involves more than determining a reading level and moving them onto the next. Gail Boushey and Joan Moser developed the CAFE assessment system to help elementary students understand and master different strategies used by successful readers.

  Author(s): Joan Moser | Gail Boushey Cost: $229.00


Good-Fit Books

The ability to select just-right books is a key element in developing confident, successful, independent readers. Gail starts this mini-lesson with Joan's K-2 multiage students by modeling how she picks a pair of shoes that are a good fit for her.

 

  Cost: $30.00


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

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.

  Author(s): Joan Moser | Gail Boushey Cost: $199.00


Intermediate CAFE

Assessing readers involves more than determining a reading level and moving them onto the next. Gail Boushey and Joan Moser developed the CAFE assessment system to help elementary students understand and master different strategies used by successful readers. CAFE is an acronym for Comprehension, Accuracy, Fluency, and Expanding Vocabulary, and the system includes goal-setting with students in individual conferences, posting of goals on a whole-class board, developing small group instruction based on clusters of students with similar goals, and targeting whole-class instruction based on emerging student needs.

  Author(s): Joan Moser | Gail Boushey Cost: $199.00


Intermediate Daily 5

Imagine a classroom where there is a quiet, purposeful hum of literacy activity during workshops.  Students read, write, and work with classmates independently.  All this activity takes place with little monitoring from the teacher, who is busy conferring with students or meeting with small groups...Available now at 

  Author(s): Joan Moser | Gail Boushey Cost: $199.00


La Methode CAFE

The French adaptation of The CAFE Book by Gail Boushey and Joan Moser. The authors of La méthode CAFE offer a simple, practical means of integrating evaluations into daily reading and classroom discussions.  On a daily basis, the CAFE method involves defining objectives in one-on-one meetings, displaying these objectives in the classroom, developing small study groups that bring together students with similar objectives, and addressing students’ new needs while teaching the class as a whole.

  Author(s): Joan Moser | Gail Boushey Cost: $59.00


Les 5 au quotidien

The French adapation of The Daily Five, by Gail Boushey and Joan Moser

This textbook offers a student-centered management model for literacy classes based on research into motivation. It provides the key to help students acquire reading and writing skills that they can use on a daily basis.

  Author(s): Joan Moser | Gail Boushey Cost: $49.95


One Morning: The Daily 5 and CAFE in 1st Grade

Gail Boushey and Joan Moser have visited many classrooms over the past few years to demonstrate how to use the Daily Five management and CAFE assessment systems in K-6 classrooms, and two questions have come up again and again as they work with teachers: What does the entire literacy block look like in a classroom using the Daily Five and CAFE assessment programs?

  Author(s): Joan Moser | Gail Boushey Cost: $159.00


Simply Beautiful

Classrooms don't have to be dank and dreary places - in fact, teachers are discovering that more inviting classrooms create more opportunities for learning. In Simply Beautiful, Gail Boushey and Joan Moser (also known as "The Sisters") visit the classrooms of five new teachers to help each one deal with specific design challenges.

  Author(s): Joan Moser | Gail Boushey Cost: $99.00


Simply Beautiful: Middle School Edition

In Simply Beautiful: Middle School Edition, Gail Boushey and Joan Moser (better known as "The Sisters") bring their innovative and fun design ideas to a middle school library and a seventh grade classroom.

  Author(s): Joan Moser | Gail Boushey Cost: $99.00


Simply Organized

Teachers are always on the hunt for new ideas to help organize their classroom libraries and storage areas. In Simply Organized, Gail Boushey and Joan Moser (also known as "The Sisters") take you into the classrooms of Carrie, a second-year teacher, and Kelly, a veteran educator, to reorganize their libraries and storage areas.

  Cost: $99.00


The CAFE Book

In The CAFE Book, Gail Boushey and Joan Moser present a practical, simple way to integrate assessment into daily reading and classroom discussion. The CAFE system, based on research into the habits of proficient readers, is an acronym for Comprehension, Accuracy, Fluency, and Expanding vocabulary. The system includes goal-setting with students in individual conferences, posting of goals on a whole-class board, developing small-group instruction based on clusters of students with similar goals, and targeting whole-class instruction based on emerging student needs.

  Author(s): Joan Moser | Gail Boushey Cost: $24.00


The Daily 5 in Kindergarten

Join Joan Moser of "The Sisters" for a visit to her lively kindergarten classroom.  You'll see Joan in action as she teaches whole-class lessons, leads small groups, and confers with students during rounds of Daily 5 in literacy.  The video also includes one round of Daily 5 in math, as well as a peek at how the CAFE assessment system is integrated into the daily literacy block.  Bonus tracks include an extended classroom tour, explanations of book boxes, and a guide to the pensieve -- the notebook housing recordkeeping forms and conferring notes. 

  Author(s): Joan Moser Cost: $159.00


The Daily Five (2nd Edition)

The Daily 5, Second Edition retains the core literacy components that made the first edition one of the most widely read books in education and enhances these practices based on years of further experience in classrooms and compelling new brain research.

  Author(s): Joan Moser | Gail Boushey Cost: $24.00


The Daily Five Alive

It's a common dilemma: Teachers need time to work in one-on-one conferences and in small groups with students during literacy workshop. Yet assigning busywork” to the rest of the class doesn't help students develop the essential reading and writing skills they need.

  Author(s): Joan Moser | Gail Boushey Cost: $275.00


Up & Running with the Daily 5 (Video)

A companion to the new Daily 5, Second Edition

Since its publication, teachers throughout the world have made The Daily 5 one of the most widely read books in education. Through this proven structure, teachers experience for themselves the power of students gaining independence and monitoring their own behaviors. 

  Author(s): Joan Moser | Gail Boushey Cost: $249.00


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