Growing Independent Learners: An Online Workshop

Self-paced online PD

Learn with Debbie Diller to develop more meaningful, standards-based literacy work stations for your K–3 students. At the end of this self-paced, six-lesson online workshop, you will be able to make connections naturally between your state’s ELA standards and what you’re teaching in whole-group mini-lessons and in literacy work stations.

Online Workshop & Book Bundle includes a copy of Growing Independent Learners.

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$79 per person for 10-39 ($99 with book)
$69 per person for 40+ ($89 with book)
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Learn with Debbie Diller to develop more meaningful, standards-based literacy work stations for your K–3 students. At the end of this self-paced, six-lesson online workshop, you will be able to make connections naturally between your state’s ELA standards and what you’re teaching in whole-group mini-lessons and in literacy work stations.

Listen and watch as Debbie plans lessons with teachers and then goes into the classroom to observe and to teach. See concepts from Growing Indepen...read more

My favorite part about the workshop was being able to work at my own pace and being able to go back and look back at things that I wanted to view again.

Sarah Patterson

Course participant, first grade teacher

About the Author(s)

Debbie has been a national consultant since 2000, but still has those "back to school" dreams in the fall.

Table of Contents

Lesson 1 – Introduction to Growing Independent Learners Model

  •      Part 1 Overview of this workshop
  •      Part 2 The Growing Independent Learners (GIL) model
  •      Part 3 Literacy Work Stations in action

Lesson 2 – Organizing and Managing the Classroom for Independence

  •      Part 1 Setting up your classroom for teaching and learning
  •      Part 2 Looking closely at classroom spaces and management
  •      Part 3 Creative use of classroom spaces

Lesson 3 – Planning for Literacy Stations with the Team Planning Tool

  •      Part 1 Why use the team planning tool?
  •      Part 2 How to use the team planning tool
  •      Part 3 Connecting team planning to teaching and learning

Lesson 4 – Planning, Creating, and Using Anchor Charts

  •      Part 1 Looking deeply at anchor charts
  •      Part 2 Planning for an anchor chart with a sketch
  •      Part 3 Creating and anchor chart with students in whole-group

Lesson 5 – From Standards to Stations in Whole Group and Partner Practice: Finding Main Idea in Informational Text

  •      Part 1 Making a plan for teaching main idea and key details
  •      Part 2 Teaching and learning about main idea and key details in whole-group minilessons
  •      Part 3 Partner practice with finding main idea and key details at a station

Lesson 6 – From Standards to Stations in Whole Group and Partner Practice: Vocabulary

  •      Part 1 Making a plan for teaching vocabulary
  •      Part 2 Teaching and learning about vocabulary in whole group minilessons
  •      Part 3 Partners create pieces for a future retelling station

Final Thoughts

Product Details

Grade Range: K-3
Media: 6-lesson online workshop
Year: 2016
Item No: WKPDILItem No: R912
ISBN: 978-WKPDIL-201-6ISBN: 978-DILR-912-5
Hashtag: #growinglearners

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