Reader's Workshop is a teaching method that has been around for many years. Its main focus is to foster a love for reading within our students, and to differentiate, or personalize, instruction in order to accommodate the learning needs of all students.
take more responsibility for their learning
choose books that appeal to them and are at their own instructional level
respond to the text they are reading
share thoughts and ideas within small groups
teaches mini-lessons based on observations of student needs
conferences with individual studentspersonalizes instruction keeps records of student progress