Daily 5 and CAFE Intensive for Instructional Coaches

Get the tools you need to support teachers using Daily 5 and CAFE.

Join a community of teacher leaders to study, collaborate, and build capacity on the theory and brain research underlying the Daily 5 structure and CAFE literacy system of assessment and instruction.

This 12-week intensive online seminar presents the why and how of Daily 5 and CAFE, along with effective coaching strategies to support instructional leaders as they transfer their learning to the educators they work with daily.

  • Build individual knowledge and expertise of the Daily 5 structure and CAFE literacy system
  • Gain confidence to coach teachers on their Daily 5 and CAFE practice
  • Exclusive opportunities to converse with other coaches through an online discussion board
  • Receive live feedback straight from The Daily CAFE team on your coaching

*This is not a trainer of trainers. This course is for instructional coaches to learn how to lead their staff towards successful implementation of Daily 5 and CAFE.

The session beginning March 29 is full.

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Attendance at the Daily 5 Framework and CAFE Literacy System live workshops is a requirement for this course.
Pricing reflects this requirement. 


If both live workshops have been taken. 



Includes participation at one live workshop—Daily 5 or CAFE



Includes participation in both live workshops—Daily 5 and CAFE



Intensive includes:

  • 12 weeks of online content including:
    • webinars
    • articles
    • videos
    • assignments, and 
    • live online coaching sessions.



Schedule and Curriculum

Week 1—Introduction and theory 

Week 2—Coaching and working with teachers

Week 3—Daily 5 theory

Week 4—Daily 5 tasks, 10 Steps to Independence

Week 5—Choice, Behavior Strategies

Week 6—Gradual Release: Coaching Daily 5

Week 7—CAFE Theory

Week 8—CAFE Menu, Conferring Notebook

Week 9—Setting goals, Conferring

Week 10—Whole and small group instruction

Week 11—Gradual Release: Coaching CAFE

Week 12—Curriculum/standards, Goal setting, Next Steps

  • We are excited to offer a pathway for coaches to expand their Daily 5 and CAFE knowledge, grow in their craft, and collaborate with colleagues to improve student achievement.
    Gail Boushey

The session beginning March 29 is full.

Join the Waitlist for an Upcoming Session

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