Developing Schedules and Lesson Plan Structure


Rufus M. Hitch Elementary School Text: Teaching Reading in Small Groups: Differentiated Instruction for Building Strategic, Independent Readers by Jennifer Serravallo  Group Members: Amanda Paso, Study Group Leaders; Lily Kanefield, Joanne Schmidt, Jane Park, Katie Bremner  Goal: To develop … Read More

RLTA Facilitators: Class of 2020

Ana PortaTeachers

This year, the Rochelle Lee Teacher Award Summer Institute is taking place 100% online. The 19 workshops, 6 sessions of Becoming Readers Institute (BRI), 5 sessions of RLTA Orientation RLTAO), … Read More

Improving Reading Conferencing and Conferencing Frequency


School: Augustus H. Burley Elementary School Text: A Teacher’s Guide to Reading Conferences by Jennifer Serravallo.  Group Members: Shannon Barbour, Jodi Shapiro, Study Group Leader; Emily Skowronek, Todd Strother, Amy Wiktor Goal: To improve reading conferencing and … Read More

Improving Reading Instruction


School: Audubon School Text: Understanding Texts & Readers: Responsive Comprehension Instruction with Leveled Texts by Jennifer Serravallo  Group Members: Faviola Fernandez, Amanda Matteson, Colleen Stack, Kerry Tavarczky, Study Group Leader Goal: To improve small group and … Read More

Implementing Social Emotional Learning


School: Chappell Elementary Text: Everyday SEL in Middle School by Carla Tantillo Philbert  Group Members: Catherine Garber, Lauren Gillis, Michelle Glick, Anna Kim, Anne Merrick, Victoria Smith, Margot Taylor, Study Group Leader … Read More

Improving Writing Practices


School: Chappell Elementary Text: The Writing Strategies Book: Your Everything Guide to Developing Skilled Writers by Jennifer Serravallo  Group Members: Molly Byelick, Catherine Garber, Lauren Gillis, Sarah Hagen, Laurentine McKee, Study Group Leader; Gladys Podgorny, … Read More