Sunday, January 26, 2014

Classroom Charts

I have been thinking quite a bit about the charts our first graders use on a regular basis and those that just seem to be there because we created them together. The walls can quickly become covered with charts which are a history of our learning, but do they help students? Charts are on the walls to build independence. They should be alive and front and center so our students can use them with ease. I follow the Chartchums blog and this month the authors shared an amazing podcast. I thought I would share it with all of you. It really helped me sort through my ideas about charting and rethink some of my practices.

http://www.choiceliteracy.com/articles-detail-view.php?id=1847