CAFE


Instructional Support Staff

Rethinking How We Use Our Time with Barometer Students

Article

This idea provides time for extra learning support for our students who exhibit the most challenging behaviors. 

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Curricular Coherence In and Out of the Classroom

Article

How do we align curriculum within the walls of a classroom to increase achievement?

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Sisters on the Spot–Using Daily 5 and CAFE with Intervention Groups

Video

Jackie is an intervention teacher and wants to use CAFE and Daily 5 with her students to target their instruction and make the most of their time together. Gail and Joan offer some tips on how to do it.

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Utilizing Another Adult in the Classroom

Article

Another adult in the classroom can be a great thing or a curse.  Here's how we make it a positive for all involved!

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Accuracy Intervention Group in Beth's Room

Video

Beth and Joan work with her intervention group on Cross Checking, then debrief the value of very small groups with our most at risk students.

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When to Move to a New CAFE Strategy

Video

In this video, Heather has Gail listen in and offer feedback on her one-on-one conference with Grace. Gail's feedback is specific to the structure of the conference and what is being taught. She also discusses when to move a student onto another strategy.

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A Discussion of Teaching Multiple Strategies, Conferences and Relationships

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Gail and Joan discuss the purpose behind brief but frequent conferences.

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Learning to use the CAFE Strategies–Teacher Talk Cards

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Learning to use the CAFE Strategies? These tools may help. 

 

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Parent Help and Additional Staff Support

Article

Training additional adults to support where needed in our classrooms can bring tremendous benefits.  

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