nbsdpm20

Every year I have a hard time getting my administrator to understand the importance of Daily 5. I have my I-Charts posted along with my CAFE menu, but she insists that I need to have daily focuses up. I feel that the CAFE menu is the tool my students use to become better workers and they know what to focus on. Does anyone have any suggestions on what I could do to get my admin to understand Daily 5/CAFE?


10.20.2015

6y

1

1.4k

1
6y

How about giving her copies of the CAFE menus showing the correlations to Common CORE (assuming you are in a common core state)? That way you can show her that all CAFE strategies are a part of those standards or focus for instruction.
I would also suggest that she come into your classroom and observe you kids, and how they can almost always name the strategy they are focusing on. I think that’s impressive, and something that doesn’t happen much in non-D5 classrooms.
Here’s an article from the website discussing what to show principals:
https://www.thedailycafe.com/articles/what-to-show-administrators

Suggested Topics

Title Category Replies Views Activity
Published curriculum Miscellaneous 0 42 3 weeks 2 days
Sound Walls Miscellaneous 1 136 2 months 4 weeks
Sound Walls Miscellaneous 0 106 2 months 4 weeks
Open Door Conversation . . . continued Miscellaneous 3 189 5 months 1 week
The Daily 5 in a High School Environment Miscellaneous 5 3.4k 1 year 1 month
Resources for At-Home Learning Miscellaneous 6 1k 1 year 1 month
Reading Readiness Skills Miscellaneous 0 204 1 year 1 month
Screening Letters And Sounds Miscellaneous 0 232 1 year 3 months
What is your word of intention for week 2? Miscellaneous 8 456 1 year 5 months
Spring Forward Teacher Challenge—April 27 to May 31 Miscellaneous 5 323 1 year 5 months

All-Access Member Exclusive Content

This content is reserved for All-Access members. Consider upgrading your membership to access this resource.

Sign Up Now

No Thanks.

Already a member? Log In