Balanced School-Wide Literacy

Name of School:

A.E. Bowers Elementary

Our school is considered:

elementary

In five words or less, describe your prototype

Expand literacy framework collective efficacy

Insert an image that showcases your prototype.

How might we?:

How might we expand our collective efficacy within a balanced literacy approach?


Describe the prototype(s) your school will focus on. Get creative. Be sure to describe the various approaches staff will take, what you will keep your eye on and how staff plan to document their results.

What will we try?
  • Implement Faye Brownlee work
  • Collaborate with Rocky View Schools Cohort #6
  • Gallery walks
  • Book studies and models from:
    - POWERFUL PARTNERSHIPS
    - VISIBLE LITERACY
    - LEARNING IN SAFE SCHOOLS
    - LANGUAGES FOR ALL
    - ACCÈS AU SUCCES
  • Elbow-to-elbow support
  • Classroom review models
  • PL together
  • Design team-work
  • Year-long planning

What will we keep our eye on?
  • Classroom reviews
  • Student interviews
  • Literacy chats
  • Gathering data

How will we document?
  • Student growth tracking
  • Stories
  • Visual media: picture, photo, and video documentation
  • Reflections
  • Journals