We are a community of learners!
I am currently in my practicum and I just started this blog. I felt it was necessary to document for myself, if no one else, what I learned on the way to becoming a Reading Specialist. I will be graduating in 8 short months and I am super excited.
Here are some of my diary entries/notes from my readings, research, and practice....
Previously created Prezi on Assessing Students
Literacy in the 21st Century
The principle that jumped out at me the most is 3: Effective Teachers Create a Community of Learners.
There is a figure in this section that displays the teacher's role and students' role.
Characteristics of a Community of Learners (check out this link to access the Google doc, I am still learning how to use it) This is a fabulous checklist to see if you are really have a community of learners.
*The above Wordle was used with all the text from this document. I think it is fantastic to see that the student and teacher are equal in size, which means they are both key vocabulary in a classrom of a community of learners. Community of Learners Wordle