Professional Development

Students benefit from small group instruction to help them learn, process, and practice new skills, and engage with new learning. Small group instruction should be structured to support skills that students have not fully developed. Using data to inform small group compositions is critical to maximize opportunities to learn or close any skill gaps.
● Learning Objectives
o Learn how to create small groups based on data
o Determine when to move students to different groups or when to deepen instruction in small groups
o Learn what to teach within the small groups and for whom
o Learn how to address both literacy and language needs within groups
o Understand how to extend learning from small groups within whole group instruction