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“A Teacher’s Guide to Success”, PART I -

  • The Teacher’s Handbook provides basic information on procedures and routines
    that cover most of the school rules and regulations.  On the first day of school
    every teacher should receive a copy of this handbook.  

  • Topics Include:   Morning Procedures, Entrance Procedures, Homeroom A.M., P.M.
    Official Class, Discipline, Anecdotal Records     A Behavior Book, Parents-As-
    Partners, Tone  –  The Classroom and the School, The Classroom, Bulletin Boards,
    Literacy, Paperwork, School Rules, Books – Procedures for the Distribution of
    Books, First Day Routines, Official Procedures for Subject Teachers, and You the
    Teacher – A Professional Person.
 ©  2004 by Robert Schreier
"A Teacher's Guide to Success", PART II - The Daily Lesson

  • At your first Faculty Conference - “A Teacher’s Guide to Success” Part II – “The
    Teacher’s Daily Lesson”, should be given to the staff.  Teachers should be told to
    bring this document to the first four staff development meetings over the first two  
    weeks of school.

  • The Daily Lesson and Teacher Improvement, Aim, Materials Needed, The
    Motivation, Devices That Motivate,  The Development, The Summary, The
    Homework Assignment as a Means of Assessment, Evaluate Your Lesson, What is
    a Rubric?, Student Portfolios as Assessment, Portfolio Writing, The Standards,
    How to Create a Literate Classroom Environment, and Walk Through Observation
                                                                                               ©  2004 by Robert Schreier
Faculty Bulletin for “Professional Development”
             A Fresh Start  -  Review of Basic Writing Skills
  • Effective communication is necessary to function and succeed. Speaking
    eloquently and writing skillfully are tasks that you must master.
  • This workbook will familiarize you with Standard English grammar and alert you
    to common grammatical errors. The pages in this book will be useful in improving
    your confidence and your competence in speaking and writing.
  • This book should be downloaded and copies should be given to every teacher in
    your school.
  • Part I:  Grammar, Punctuation, Mechanics - Parts of Speech, Capitalization,  
    Subject – Verb Agreement, Singular/plural, Indefinite Pronouns, Pronoun
    Agreement, Quotations, Commas, Semicolons, Colons, Hyphens, Dashes,
    Ellipsis, Apostrophes,  Contractions, Letters and Numerals, Synonyms,
    Antonyms, Homophones, Literary Terms, Abbreviations, Double Negative,
    Parallel Structure, Problem Words
  • Part II: The Writing Process - Thesis Statement, Writing the First Draft,
    Revising and Editing, Example of a 5 paragraph essay
  • Part III: Practicing Writing an Essay - Essay
  • Part IV: Grammar Activities - Activity 1 - 10                                                      
  • Part V:  Answer Key - Answers 1 - 10
                                                      ©  2004 by Louise Schreier
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  The Principqalship - How to Make Schools Work

  • This is a short, concise, easy to read book that focuses on 11 key topics:
    leadership, the challenge, the mission, instructional best practices,
    effective professional development, standards, team building, school
    tone, discipline, and teacher evaluation.

  • Here’s a book that provides the leadership strategies you need through
    letters and memos and will help develop a fail-safe educational program
    for your school.

  • Some of the best advice comes from those with experience. Author Robert
    Schreier relies heavily on his 35 years of experience in the field of
    education giving you practical ways to create a positive school community,
    improve student behavior, and increase achievement.

                                                                                      ©   2004 Robert Schreier
A Fresh Start
A Review of Basic
Writing Skills
Louise Schreier
Educational Documents:  Letters, Memos & Bulletins
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What A Principal Must Know About The
Literacy Process  ---  Elementary Schools
and Middle Schools

1.    The Literacy Process (K-8)
2.     Effective Literacy Activities
•         Reading Aloud
•         Shared Reading
•         Guided Reading
•         Independent Reading
•         Quality Talk
•         Writing Across the Curriculum
•         Interdisciplinary Curriculum
•         Ongoing Observation and Assessment
•         Creating a Print-Rich Environments
3.     Meeting the Needs of the Second Language Learner
•         Professional Development
•         Multicultural Classroom and School Libraries
•         Authentic Assessment
•         Parent Partnerships
•         Inclusive Reading Strategies
•         Strategic Guiding Reading
•         Writing Across the Curriculum
•         Community Building
What a Principal must know about the Literacy
Process  ---  Elementary Schools

1.   Principles of Word Study Instruction
•         Assessment
•         Mini-lesson
•         Application (Practice)
•         Application
•         Sharing
•         Transference (Connection to reading and writing)
•         Effective use of prompting
2.   Note to Teachers of English Language Learners
3.   Linking Spoken and Written Language in Reading and Writing
•         Read Aloud
•         Shared Reading
•         Modeled Writing
•         Listening to Stories On Tape
4.   Alphabet Knowledge & Phonemic Awareness - Word Study and the   
Development of Vocabulary - Shared Reading
•         Rhymes, Chants, Songs, Tongue Twisters, Street Rhymes  
   and Limericks
•         Big Books
•         Interactive writing
•         Names
•         Guided and Independent
•         Writing Workshop
•         Read Aloud
•         Handwriting
5.   Focused Word Study
•         Word Study Notebooks
•         Contractions
•         Multi-syllable Words
•         Compound words
•         Homophones
•         Long and Short Vowel Patterns
•         High Frequency Words
•         Spelling Patterns
6.   Alphabet and word Study in Kindergarten
•         What is Reading
•         What is Writing
•         Relationship between Reading and Writing
7.   Suggested Literacy Block Activities Elementary Schools

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