IE Team Weekly Update

Edition #14 April 10-15

the 411 - Things to Know

1. Instructional Coach Celebration! June 2 8:00-11:00, this date has been changed from the previously scheduled June 7th workshop.


2. Thank you for your hard work around creating the LookFor's Continuums. Anyone who is available to meet in to continue this work, please reply to this email letting me know. You're assistance in this process is greatly appreciated!


  • April 11th 1:30-3:30 - ASC Riley Creek
  • April 20th 1:30-3:30 - ASC Riley Creek


3. We are requesting all IE Team members attend Alpine training on April 29th from 8:30-3:30. Please register in Keep Certified by searching for Data Coaching for PLC’s. If you should need a sub use workshop code: RW>PL & I – CURRICULUM and indicate ALPINE Workshop IE Team in the notes to administrators.


4. EC- 6 coaches, don't forget to send the Authentic Independent Reading Smore newsletter to your teachers as a follow up to the PD day on April 1st.

Professional Learning

Comprehensive Literacy

Here is a useful guide for connecting the Reading Behavior to the Reading Strategy within the Jen Seravallo Reading Strategies book.


The Reading Strategies Book Companion


Thank you Lisa Birno!

Coaching for Excellence

As we continue to explore beliefs with teachers, take a look at this Edutopia article.


Teacher Collaboration: When Beliefs Systems Collide


Thank you Julie!

Instructional Excellence

The EHSI IE team thought this short TED talk did a great job at articulating the importance of student voice. Thank you!!
Listen, dammit! Student voice, are you listening? Danez Smith at TEDxBurnsvilleED