This summer some of our teachers attended Literacy Strategy as part of our before school professional development.
As a follow-up, we invited a Literacy specialist, Shannon Gaines, to spend a day with our teachers observing and providing feedback.
We scheduled half a day to walk her through a dozen classes so that she could observe interactions, lessons, and strategies already in play. Then we met in small groups with teachers for follow-up conversations.
As a school leader, I wanted to know what Shannon viewed as some strengths as well as where we could grow. The feedback was helpful: Continue reading