The Teacher As Reader program provides teachers with structured time for reflection on their classroom practices. The program empowers teachers to take responsibility for identifying and satisfying their needs for professional growth, and establishes a formal support process for sharing expertise and for problem-solving through group processes.
Advantages of Teacher As Reader
Teacher As Reader provides a time for teachers to plan, share and engage in collaborative discussion, thereby reducing teacher isolation and improving instruction.
Features of Teacher As Reader
They are purposeful and connected to standards and assessments for both teachers and students. Each group identifies and describes the types of literature they will be reading.
Participants collect and share information that will help them identify literature-based activities most beneficial to meeting identified outcomes.
Active participation is expected of all participants.
Teacher As Reader Evaluation