Monday, August 1, 2011

Making Your Teaching Stick

First things first, I am having a 20% off sale at my TPT store August 1st-4th.  Paired with TPT's back to school sale, (use promo code B1T1S for an extra 10%) you can score some of my units for an awesome price!  I have Frog and Toad stuff, fun with Mo Willems, Caldecott stuff and more!  My store link is in my side bar to your right.  Come check out the deals!

If you teach with a workshop approach, this resource is for you.  It was written in part by Lucy Calkins for writers workshop, but it works for readers workshop, too!  I read it during Teacher Lab and was impressed.  Read about mt Teacher Lab experience HERE.  Here is a bit about the book from Borders' description:

Recognizing that there is a vast difference between children getting it and children holding on to what they have learned, Shanna lays out the universal principles of "stickiness" and describes how they can be used to tweak your teaching for a more lasting impact on young writers.

A Quick Guide to Making Your Teaching Stick is part of the Workshop Help Desk series.

About the Workshop Help Desk series
The Workshop Help Desk series is designed for teachers who believe in workshop teaching and who have already rolled up their sleeves enough to have encountered the predictable challenges. If you've struggled to get around quickly enough to help all your writers, if you've wondered how to tweak your teaching to make it more effective and lasting, if you've needed to adapt your teaching for English learners, if you've struggled to teach grammar or nonfiction writing or test prep...if you've faced these and other specific, pressing challenges, then this series is for you. Provided in a compact 5" x 7" format, the Workshop Help Desk series offers pocket-sized professional development.

Happy Reading!

1 comment:

Ally said...

I love the workshop model and didn't know this book existed! Thanks for sharing.