Literacy Work Stations: Making Centers Work

Literacy Work Stations: Making Centers Work

This book will help teachers solve the dilemma: What does the rest of my class do while I'm working with a small reading group? Debbie Diller offers practical suggestions for over a dozen literacy work stations that link to instruction and make preparation and management easy for teachers. Learn how to set up work stations, how to manage them, and how to keep them going throughout the year.

Each chapter includes:how to introduce each station;materials to include at each station;what to model;how to solve problems;how to differentiate;how to assess and keep students accountable;reflection questions for professional development.

Materials in both English and Spanish are provided in the extensive resource section. Throughout the book the author has included photos of literacy workstations from a variety of classrooms in which she has worked to illustrate the methods discussed in the text.

Title:Literacy Work Stations: Making Centers Work
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9781571103536
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    Literacy Work Stations: Making Centers Work Reviews

  • Michelle

    All I can say is that after my first year teaching, I was given this book by my mentor. It truly saved my classroom. From the beginning of my second year, I knew what to do from the beginning. It made...

  • Sandra

    Disclaimer- I LOVE The Daily 5 and The CAFE book by the sisters so when I read books like this I get some value, but compare them all to my self-proclaimed gold standard,and this one just doesn't stan...

  • Megan

    I have read many books on how to teach effective centers in your class but this book has made it so clear for me! First, it provides practical, realistic ways to understand your expectations for liter...

  • Rebecca Ostrega

    Going into my second year of teaching, I wanted to definitely revamp and refresh my literacy stations. I always get ahead of myself and put too much together at one time and everything goes awry. I fo...

  • Heather Stamper

    I got a lot of good ideas for the fall....

  • Mia

    A literacy coach recommended this book to me and I cannot thank him enough. This is a great resource for elementary teachers who use literacy centers. It is full of specific information about differen...

  • Mary

    Not that many people will read this book, but it is amazing! It has revolutionized my Reader's Workshop centers. My kindergarteners are so much happier and engaged, and I can already tell that they ar...

  • Rebecca

    This is another amazing resource from Debbie Diller. I have used this book to re-design my literacy work stations this year, and I am having so much success!...

  • Crystal

    Very informative, this book may reshape my teaching quite a bit! If you are a teacher, I highly recommend this book....

  • Gail Ross

    Excellent ideas. I already use some of this in my classroom, but I am excited to try some new things too! I highly recommend this book to early elementary teachers....