Check out the home-school communication in the Sheboygan School
District — see the slideshow.
Get Mike's downloads: Lesson Plan (pdf), Informal Assessment Grid (pdf), Observation Tool (pdf), Student Self Evaluation (pdf), Inferencing Worksheet (pdf)
Listen to Dr. Ford answer Dr. Ford's questions in the clips below. These are questions and answers that were not in the video! And while you're at it, why not record your own reflections in the teacher notebook? (Might come in handy for your professional portfolio.) You can also join the discussion with Dr. Ford and other interested educators.
Don't forget to watch the Preview Clips from Into the Book to see how Mrs. Pingel models teaching this strategy.
Tell us about yourself, professionally what is your background?
Are there any people that influence your thinking, especially about comprehension strategy instruction?
Would you make any changes in the lesson if you were to teach it again?
How do you know whether the students have learned what you intended for them to learn?
What is the value of having students self-evaluate? (Dr. Ford had his student's evaluate their work at the end of his lesson.) Download Mike's Student Self Evaluation