Sometimes things fall apart when we’re trying to implement the gradual release of responsibility. Students struggle unproductively. Our guided and independent practice falls flat. Experts Cummins and Webb offer strategies to recalibrate or even restart when GRR goes awry.
Tagged: strategic processing
When students tackle fact-rich texts, teachers may need to shift into focused instruction mode, modeling the strategic processing nonfiction readers use to make sense of new information. Cummins and Webb share a teacher-student partnership scenario.