Being the sole literacy coach in a K-8 building, I am always trying to think of ways to reach more teachers. This year, I decided to meet them where they are… in the bathroom. I hung the first of many professional development posters this week. I hung the posters on the refrigerator doors in the teachers’ lounge, and I hung them directly across from the toilets in the bathroom. I figured it would give the teachers something to think about while they… sat.
This week’s poster highlighted the 5 parts to a successful mini-lesson: