Daily 5


Instructional Support Staff

A Coaching Menu

Article

A menu of choices helps get us into collaborative partnerships and allows teachers to sign up for the support that best meets their needs. 

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Getting Started with CAFE

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Some great ways to get started with CAFE.

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Daily 5, CAFE, RTI, and The CCPensieve

Article

Curricular coherence is of vital importance if we are going to accelerate the growth of our tier-2 and tier-3 students.

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

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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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School Librarian Support

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Librarians all over the world are taking an active role in supporting children and teachers in Daily 5 and CAFE.

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Supporting Teachers With Daily 5

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This video talks about ways to support teachers with their art of teaching, along with talking about barometer students and helping them focus on their world.

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Two Are Better Than One

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If you are fortunate enough to have another adult in the room, whether a paraeducator, student teacher, coach, etc, there are a few ways to utilize the manpower to bring maximum benefit to your students.

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What are You Working On? A Question of Self-Reflection

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As Jen was trying to cajole her four and half year old into the bath tub the other night-he looked at her and said, "Mom, what are you working on?" The conversation that ensued had Jen reflecting on that brilliant question.

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Parent Help and Additional Staff Support

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

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Sisters on the Spot–Colleague Support

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Listen in as Joan and Gail give Leslie ideas how she and her teaching partner can support each other as they venture into Daily 5.

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