Hi everyone– for our first meetings (Group 1 will meet Mon Feb 10, Group 2 will meet Thurs Feb 13,) we’ll be checking in to see how you’re doing. Both meetings are from 2:30-3:45. Locations are TBD. We’ll also be discussing reading: How do we teach it? How do we make reading visible?
This is a good place to start because it gives us some good concrete low-stakes assignments and activities to use. So, to prepare for this class, just think about how you teach reading and how you struggle with teaching reading. Also read (and annotate!*) the following two articles:
*I’m not really going to check your annotations, but every. last. time. I assign a reading to students, I also assign annotation– which I do check and discuss.
- The Elements (and Pleasures) of Difficulty by Mariolina Salvatori and Patricia Donahue (Chapter 1) HERE
- “How Students Read: Some Thoughts on Why That Matters” by Ellen Carrillo (below)