Teacher resources and professional development across the curriculum

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Link: Teaching Reading: K-2

Student Case Study: William

Summing Up


William Finds His Base

Video Summary

The Student, the Teacher, and the Class

Analyzing the Video
  Before Viewing
  First Impressions
  Looking Closer
  Summing Up

Making Connections

Selected Resources

Reflecting on Your Viewing Experience

Review your notes on William's progress throughout the year. Consider the following questions for discussion:

As you reflect on these questions, write down your responses or discuss them as a group.
  • In what ways did William grow in his reading development over the year?
  • How did Ms. Soto's instruction and assessment practices advance William's literacy development?
  • What changes did William's mother note?
  • How did William's self-perceptions about his reading performance change? What factors influenced these self-perceptions? How do his self-perceptions reflect his goals for summer reading?
  • What questions do you still have about William's reading?
  • How might this video influence your teaching practices? What segments affirmed what you already know and do? What will you do differently as a result of watching this video?

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