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Mrs. Sheltrow from Gwinn MI is requesting professional development through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Professional development

Teach the Teachers: How to Differentiate Instruction!

I need "How to Plan Differentiated Reading Instruction, Resources for Grades K-3 (Solving Problems in the Teaching of Literacy)" for the teachers in my district so we can better know our students' needs.

  • $620 goal

This project expired on July 27, 2018.

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My Students

My students live in a very rural area of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. We are a high poverty school district with one hundred percent of the students eligible for free breakfast and lunch. My students are athletes, artists, builders, scientists, mathematicians, readers, writers, and more. They deserve the very best from their teachers.

"Excellent teachers are a gift, and we should admire, learn from, and support them, but the real issue is how to train more excellent teachers and give them curricula that really works." My teachers deserve the tools and knowledge on how to use those tools in order to give our students the education they deserve.

My Project

How to Plan Differentiated Reading Instruction, Resources for Grades K-3 (Solving Problems in the Teaching of Literacy) will provide my colleagues and I the opportunity to explore our students' needs and guide us in differentiating our instruction to best meet those needs.

It is essential to not only put the book in the hand of one teacher, but into the hands of all.

By training the teachers, through weekly book studies, we will learn how to assess our student's needs. Through group discussions and feedback from trials and errors in the classroom we will come up with district wide procedures to assess and group students based on their foundational reading skills.

Mrs. Sheltrow
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 600 students.

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How to Plan Differentiated Reading Instruction, Second Edition: Resources for Grades K-3 (Solving Problems in the Teaching of Literacy) • Amazon Business $28.80 17 $489.60

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