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GWC 500-44 Teaching for Transfer is a Course

GWC 500-44 Teaching for Transfer

Ended Nov 1, 2018
2.0 credits

$90 Enroll

Full course description

Description & Purpose of Event: *

Observe students and teachers working "behind the glass" to better understand reading development and the teachers' role.
• Identify strategic activity while students are reading and from analysis of running records
• Identify strategic activity while students are reading and from analysis of running records
• Infer student knowledge based on reading behaviors
• Identify problem solving strengths and needs of readers
• Design and apply powerful prompts that will lead to effective and independent problem solving


• Engage in coaching students as they read "behind the glass"
• Knowledge and skills learned will empower teachers to increase student achievement in reading
Description: Teachers will have a unique experience as they observe students and teachers "behind the glass". The purposeful design of this class will empower teachers to effectively identify and coach strategic problem solving in guided reading and in reading conferences. The knowledge and skills gained in this class will help teachers coach for transfer so students can move toward independent application of reading strategies

Event Sponsor: *

Bismarck Public Schools

Event Contact Name: *

Deb Klootwyk

Position or Title: *

Instructional Coach

Event Contact Phone: *

(701) 400-4317

Event Contact Email: *

deb_klootwyk@bismarckschools.org

Event Location: *

Solheim Elementary

Event Start Date: *

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Event End Date: *

Thursday, November 1, 2018

Objective and Outcomes: *

Observe students and teachers working "behind the glass" to better understand reading development and the teachers' role.
• Identify strategic activity while students are reading and from analysis of running records
• Identify strategic activity while students are reading and from analysis of running records
• Infer student knowledge based on reading behaviors
• Identify problem solving strengths and needs of readers
• Design and apply powerful prompts that will lead to effective and independent problem solving
• Engage in coaching students as they read "behind the glass"
• Knowledge and skills learned will empower teachers to increase student achievement in reading

Resources/Course Materials: *

Who's Doing the Work by Kim Burkins will be provided to all participants.

Attendance: *

Sign in sheet for each of the dates/Participation

Evaluation and Evidence of Learning and Application: *

Behind the Glass
Teaching for Transfer: Observing and Coaching Strategic Problem Solving in Guided Reading and Conferring
Purpose:
Teachers will have a unique experience as they observe students and teachers “behind the glass”. The purposeful design of this class will empower teachers to effectively identify and coach strategic problem solving in guided reading and in reading conferences. The knowledge and skills gained in this class will help teachers coach for transfer so students can move toward independent application of reading strategies.

Goals:
Teachers will identify student strategic activity during reading and design and implement prompting to support students' independent use of effective strategies.
• Observe students and teachers working “behind the glass” to better understand reading development and the teachers’ role.
• Identify strategic activity while students are in reading and from analysis of running records
• Infer student knowledge based on reading behaviors
• Identify reading problem solving strengths and needs of readers
• Design and apply powerful prompts that will lead to effective and independent problem solving
• Engage in coaching students as they reader “behind the glass”
• Knowledge and skills learned will empower teachers to increase student achievement in reading

Dates:
August 7, 8, 9 8:30 – 5pm (8 hrs. with 30 mn lunch x 3 =24 hrs.)
September 20 4:00 – 7:00 pm (3 hrs.)
October 11 4:00 – 7:00 pm (3 hrs)


Grading Rubric:
In order to receive a PASS grade, participants will:
• Attend all classes and be PRESENT for all discussions
• Read required materials and come to class prepared
• Offer feedback/option of going behind the glass while others observe and learn