Rachel Yakey
Effective workshop
Wed Sep 10, 2014 21:15


I have the same questions as you do within a workshop setting. At the middle school level you often have students who haven't received services but now qualify or students that have been exited but are still behind and struggling in a regular ed classroom. I have found that reading workshops are not used ast all or as well as they could be at my level. I am hoping to use what I have learned as well to help my students that have fallen so far behind.

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    • Effective workshop - Rachel Yakey , Wed Sep 10 21:15
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