Our Workshop Model
Teachers use a "minilesson" to introduce new concepts in reading and writing skills. Students then work individually or in small groups on assignments specific to their reading and
writing level. The act of reading independently and writing independently in the classroom is key to developing literacy skills. During work time, teachers work with students
one-on-one or in small groups, guiding the work and providing feedback. Teachers closely monitor a student's individual progress in order to select books and assignments that are the
appropriate for his/her level.
Not only are students developing their reading and writing skills, but they are also actively engaged in the learning process and on their way to becoming lifelong readers and
We invite you to learn more Teachers College, Columbia University Reading and Writing
Project by visiting their website. Below are videos of sample lessons using the TCWRP model.