Daily 5


Instructional Leaders

Meeting Teachers Where They Are

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Successful implementation of Daily 5 requires principals to be reflective and see the process from the teacher’s perspective.

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Non-Negotiables: A Principal’s Strive for Daily 5

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The power of establishing a list of requirements is that it can be flexible.

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Finding Funds for a Daily 5 Classroom

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Principal, Jon Konen, shares five ways to allocate more money for classrooms implementing Daily 5.

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All Aboard!

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Share Daily 5/ CAFE/ Math Daily 3 with your colleagues using these great ideas. 

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Agents of Change—Encouraging the Growth of Daily 5 and CAFE

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How do we as principals, coaches, and teammates help influence and move a staff toward the use of Daily 5 and CAFE?

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Daily 5 or Centers?

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Are you teaching literacy with centers or Daily 5? Read this and find out. 

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Reading on Display

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When all the adults in the school share their reading lives, it sends a strong message to students.

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Creating a More Connected Classroom

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This blog post by Matt Renwick shares some powerful ideas about creating connected classrooms.

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Seeing Is Believing

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Kristen Heineman shares how she was able to help her teachers jump in to Daily 5 with both feet. 

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What do principals think of Daily 5 and CAFE?

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Two principals who do Daily 5 schoolwide share their thoughts.  

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Sisters on the Spot–Principal support as their teachers implement CAFE and Daily 5

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In this video Karen Janson, a principal from New York, asks us to clarify our vision for supporting teachers who are ready to implement Daily 5 and CAFE.

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Leadership Support for Implementing Daily 5 and CAFE

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When Gail and Joan met with principal Eric Richards, he asked, "How can I support teachers who have read Daily 5 and CAFE and have been to the trainings? " Gail and Joan share a variety of ways.

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Leadership Support–Know What to Look For, Part 3 of 3

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Administrators wanting to support their teachers often want to know what to look for when they go in the classroom. What indicates that Daily 5 and CAFE are being used? Here are a few ideas.

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Leadership Support–The Gift of Time! Part 2 of 3

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Allison Behne provides administrators with two ways instructional leaders can support the teachers who are implementing Daily 5 in their classrooms.

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Sisters On The Spot–Supporting Each Other When Starting Something New

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Listen as we answer Kelly's question about supporting each other. 

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Leadership Support–Showing the Research, Part 1 of 3

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This series provides school leaders with fundamental ways to support teachers.

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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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How can a principal support teachers who are implementing Daily 5 and CAFE?

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Eric Richards asks us how he, as a principal, can support his teachers who are implementing Daily 5 and CAFE. The ideas we share might be of interest to your principals as well.

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A "COACH" CAFE for Professional Development

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Kei Pace is a literacy coach in Tennessee. She and her colleagues have been working to create a menu that will help coaches in their efforts to provide just right professional development for the teachers they support.

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