In this post I’ve curated some quick coaching possibilities: coaching à la carte, if you will. Each offering on this menu has the potential to have an immediate impact on student learning in the workshop with a minimal time commitment from teachers. It might not be the gold standard, four-course meal of a coaching cycle, but each option is designed to nourish and energize teacher(s), students, and coaches with a quick burst of collaboration.
An effective PLC team is where good teaching becomes great. This is especially true for teachers of writers, since teaching writers is so challenging and complex. We genuinely need each other to continue getting better at what we do.
Throughout the past week, the co-author team at Two Writing Teachers Blog has featured the countless professionals in our school communities who support and strengthen the work of classroom teachers. In case you missed a post, here’s a recap of all of the talented professionals showcased in this series.
Get ready for a week of inspiration in our “Stronger Together” blog series! Also, any time you leave a comment on one of this week’s blog posts you’ll be entered into the book giveaway!
Reflecting on my first experience using TCRWP’s goals & technique cards for informational writing with a small group of writers.