Summer Teacher Road Trip: Top Questions to Ask Before Starting Readers and Writers Workshop

Teacher Summer Road Trip 2022:  Week 7This summer we are revisiting some of the most popular tourist destinations (aka popular podcast episodes) of the 2021-2022 school year.Each week join us here on the podcast as we revisit these action-packed, and idea-inspiring episodes as your rest, and refuel for the upcoming school year.This week's destination: Top Questions to Ask Before Starting Readers and Writers WorkshopHighlights from the episode:How to set yourself (& your students) up for success right from the startWhy your reading and writing environment mattersWhat you should be teaching at the beginning of the year (it might now be what you think)FOR COMPLETE SHOWNOTES FROM THE ORIGINAL EPISODE: CLICK HERE-------------------LINKS & RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE EPISODEEPISODE 29: How to Launch Reader's Workshop in Your ClassroomEPISODE 30:  How to Launch Writer's Workshop in the Upper Elementary ClassroomEPISODE 62: Why You Need a "Share Chair" In Your Reading and Writing WorkshopRESOURCES:IntelliScanner (affiliate link)Online catalog like Book Source Classroom Organizer.  Smart phone apps like iBookshelf, Book Crawler, and Book Buddy  Launching Reader's and Writer's Workshop Bundle Grab these TWO FREEBIES:Teacher’s Guide to Reader’s Workshop Teacher’s Guide to Writer’s Workshop 

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If you have a classroom and a commute, then you're in the right place! The Classroom Commute Podcast is THE place for busy teachers who want actionable tips, simple teaching strategies, and a little fun on your ride in to school! Carpool with Rachael each week as she helps to send you in with a grin! Each week Rachael shares simple, yet powerful teaching tips, ideas, and strategies that will help you become a more effective teacher, and maybe help you enjoy your job a little more!You'll find actionable tips for how to make your lessons more engaging for your elementary students, ideas for including more classroom technology, new activities to implement, ways for building a stronger classroom community, and strategies for all content areas including science, social studies, reading, writing, and math!And of course, there will be a little teacher humor along the way! So - buckle up and let's hit the road on your classroom commute!