This is part two of Practices That Must Go. Evan and Laura each share two practices in schools that make no sense at all. This podcast has some funny stories as Evan recalls his high school experience with book reports! Laura also reminds Evan of how little reading he did during his seventh grade English class.
Walk-through observation is a buzz word we hear if we are educators. Are they valuable and worth doing? Well according to Laura and Evan it depends how they are communicated and done. Take a few minutes and learn some great ideas on how to effectively do walk-through observations!
As a principal, you can shape teachers' theories of education by being an instructional leader who brings best practices to your school. The journey can be slow with setbacks, but when teachers help students develop personal reading lives, they prepare their students for life, college, and career. There's nothing better than being part of that outcome!
Evan and Laura continue to discuss instructuional reading. In this episode they focus on interactive read alouds and how they can immediatley be part of your classroom or school. Laura is always excited to share her experience and understanding of what is meant by instructional reading! So, check out the pocast and learn what Laura and Evan have to share!