The Talk to Read© Collaborative is a literacy acceleration project in which teachers, instructional coaches, and researchers work together to tailor Talk to Read© for second-grade students attending high-poverty, rural schools. This professional learning Collaborative examines strategies to elicit and scaffold children’s robust storytelling, embed MLS ELA Standards, address technological challenges, and formulate classroom management strategies to implement T2R within their current classroom practices.
FORMAT AND CONTENT
Teachers, instructional coaches, and researchers work together in face-to-face, online, synchronous, and asynchronous collaborations. Teachers receive one-to-one coaching and are active members of a Community of Practice. Teachers participating in the program also receive digital devices to implement Talk to Read© within their classrooms.