Make the most of your small group instruction with these easy to use student documentation forms. Use these with small groups for writing conferences ala Kelly Gallagher in Teaching Adolescent Writers.
The new visual below is intended to give teachers and students more choices of make their thinking and learning visible using the following platforms, activities, tools, Visible Thinking Routines as an option or starting off point. The suggestions include tools and platforms that are specifically suited to connect, collaborate, communicate and create, 21st century style, one’s process and make it easier to amplify and to document4learning.
Small group instruction looks different in every classroom - sometimes it is a structured intervention program, other times it is the teacher working with a small group of students on a focused task like guided reading or writing. Several great strategies are shared on how to make small group instruction meaningful in the secondary classroom.