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Partnering With a Coach to Improve Instruction

Partnering With a Coach to Improve Instruction

Listen to a coach and teacher discuss how they formed a partnership, the coaching conversations that were most helpful, and the ways they worked together to differentiate instruction for bilingual...

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Video
06/06/2014
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Training Coaches/Mentors to Work With Teachers

Training Coaches/Mentors to Work With Teachers

Listen to a director explain what mentors need to know about modeling, helping teachers develop lesson plans, and providing feedback. As you listen, look at the Mentor Log: Planning On-Site...

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Audio
06/06/2014
688 views

Mentor Log: Planning On-Site Training With Teachers

View the log that Tempe uses to help mentors work with preschool teachers to reflect on the results of classroom observations. The project director discusses this method in Training Coaches/Mentors...

Sample Material
Document
06/06/2014
1006 views
Helping Teachers Learn New Practice

Helping Teachers Learn New Practice

A preschool director describes how mentors form reciprocal relationships with teachers; employ observational and assessment data to engage teachers in developing action plans; and use videos to...

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Audio
06/06/2014
559 views
Developing a Coaching Program

Developing a Coaching Program

On-site coaching programs are effective in helping teachers implement and sustain good practice. Watch a preschool director and literacy facilitator talk about what coaches need to know and do to...

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Video
06/06/2014
678 views

Vocabulary Teaching Planner for Books

Consider using this planner as a resource to help teachers plan how they will highlight and explicitly teach vocabulary words they have selected from a story. Related Files: Tempe Early...

Sample Material
Document
06/06/2014
1023 views

Preparing a Dialogic Reading Lesson

Use this dialogic reading planning tool to help teachers develop questions and prompts for repeated readings of a storybook using the framework described in A Three-Level Framework for Dialogic...

Sample Material
Document
06/06/2014
3219 views

Daily Lesson Plan for Four-Year-Olds

This daily lesson plan format emphasizes activity planning based on instructional objectives, program standards, and desired learning outcomes and includes an example of interactive reading...

Sample Material
Document
06/06/2014
1381 views

Observation Checklists: Monitoring Development

Observation checklists help Syracuse preschool teachers monitor children's progress in comprehension and oral language development. The comprehension skills reflect interactive strategies they use...

Sample Material
Document
06/06/2014
1020 views

Interactive Reading: A PEER Sequence Planner

Use the worksheets to prepare an interactive reading lesson. Use the types of questions and prompts that help children engage in discussion. Multiple examples illustrate how to apply the techniques...

Sample Material
Document
06/06/2014
1012 views

Required Storybook List

This list includes storybooks that lend themselves to interactive reading strategies. Tempe's principal investigator explains how to select books for interactive reading in Selecting Books for...

Sample Material
Document
06/06/2014
967 views
Selecting Books for Interactive Reading

Selecting Books for Interactive Reading

Teachers need to know what to look for when selecting books for interactive reading. Hear an administrator describe how she trains teachers to make book selections. Review the program's Required...

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Audio
06/06/2014
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