Re: Gaskins Articles
Mon Oct 24, 2011 16:01

This reading was interesting in that the "goal" was decoding and word recognition. The common thread in many of our readings is research for best practice, reflection, and "now what?"- much like our approach to our case studies. I don't know how to help school administrators see that we need TIME to talk to our fellow teachers and time for relevant staff development, but MOSTLY time to get help from others...

  • Gaskins Articles - beasleycm, Mon Oct 24 12:30
    I enjoyed the article about the Benchmark School. I think that it is great that the school focuses on what students need. I also like that they provide staff development to stay on top of new ideas... more
    • Re: Gaskins Article - Stacy Durham, Wed Nov 9 19:52
      I also believe that the Talk to Yourself Chart would be beneficial to use. I think that if the teacher modeled what the process looked/sounded like this would help. I thought about possibly having... more
    • Re: Gaskins Articles - beasleylm, Mon Oct 24 17:42
      I agree about the word section of the article. I really liked the idea and the use of strategies for word developent. I think it would be very beneficial for my students during our word build time... more
    • Re: Gaskins Articles - redingerj, Mon Oct 24 16:01
      • Reply to Gaskins Articles - atkinssh, Mon Nov 7 17:58
        I agree; I think that talking and collaborating with colleagues should be top priority. In my EC resource job, I rarely have time to actually collaborate with my students' regular education teachers. ... more
      • Re: Gaskins Articles - fayk, Sat Oct 29 18:08
        I completely agree Josey about time to talk with fellow teachers and reflect on what we are doing in the classroom. I feel like I try and reflect on what I am doing daily- but I feel like I am always ... more
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