What does your classroom look like during literacy block? Is everyone working on the same thing, or are students separated into groups working on specific skills they need help in? Reading centers (also known as literacy centers) are a fantastic way to divide the class, keep everyone on task, and
Category: Centers & Small Groups
One of the hardest things to do while teaching is to trust that your students can work independently while you facilitate small groups or intervention groups. The beginning of the year is the hardest time because you have to reacclimate students to how the rules and routines of the classroom
Small group lessons are an extremely important piece of a student’s reading success. Through efficient small group reading lessons, students will improve their independent reading skills, but how do they get there? It’s up to you as their teacher to implement best practices as you organize small groups of students
Scheduling is always one of the hardest parts of getting small groups and centers up and running. Whether it’s speech, an intervention, gifted classes, or special education services, as important as all of these pull out programs are, they do make it tough to find a time to meet with
You don’t have to do anything elaborate to bring some Halloween fun to your classroom. Sometimes we forget that simple things can really make a difference to our students. Here are some easy ways to incorporate a little Halloween into your week and still stick to your grade level content.
Whether you do guided reading, literature circles, reading conferences, or some other small group model, one of the biggest struggles is managing the rest of the class during small group instruction. Well, struggle no more… today I’m sharing my top tip ideas for reading centers! Does This Sound Familiar? You know small