“Research” “Early Literacy” “Instructional Coaching” “Literacy Coaching” “21st Century Learning”


Last week, I introduced you to Heather Bitka, a Lockport Elementary Teacher that I have been co-planning an integrated writing unit with this spring. This experience enabled Heather, myself, visiting instructional coach Sheri Barsottelli, and classroom aide Kay Shanley to pursue a variety of questions as learners. Who were our teachers? A classroom full of very curious and energetic kindergarteners, who were pursuing very similar questions themselves. Here are the prompts that guided every learner…