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Xtreme Reading: FAQ Videos

1. What are the Guiding Instructional Principles for teachers to successfully implement  Xtreme Reading?

Patty Graner and Pam Leitzell

2. What can administrators expect in terms of teacher professional development needed to launch Xtreme Reading in their schools?

Pam Leitzell

3. What can administrators expect in terms of teacher prep time to use Xtreme Reading in their classrooms?

Pam Leitzell,
Elizabeth Gibbs

 

4. I have heard of the SIM Learning Strategies.  How is Xtreme Reading related to the SIM Learning Strategies?

Patty Graner

5. Why is the Xpect to Achieve section of Xtreme Reading important?

Pam Leitzell

6. Do you have an example of how to set up an Xtreme Reading classroom?

Pam Leitzell and Katelyn Hagen

7. How does Xpect to Achieve prepare students for success with Xtreme Reading?

Pam Leitzell

8. Is there a flow of group and individual work in the Xtreme Reading lesson plans?

Patty Graner and Pam Leitzell

9. What can you tell me about working in classrooms with General Education and Special Education students?

Pam Leitzell

10. Is Xtreme Reading a Close Reading program?

Patty Graner

11. I am worried that the structure of Xtreme Reading will squelch my creativity as a teacher.

Patty Graner

12. I know Xtreme Reading is intended for class sizes of 15 or fewer students.  Can those students be in different grade levels?

Patty Graner

13. How much fleixibility is there in choice of novels to use with Xtreme Reading?

Patty Graner and Pam Leitzell

14. Are there any assessments in Xtreme Reading?

Pam Leitzell

15. Do teachers need to be familiar with SIM Strategies and other information about teaching Xtreme Reading.

Patty Graner and Pam Leitzell

16. More about Xtreme Reading novel choices.

Patty Graner and Pam Leitzell

17. Xtreme Reading: About the program and the research.

Patty Graner and Pam Leitzell

18. Xtreme Reading Teacher: How long did it take to be comfortable with the structure and the strategies?

Xtreme Reading: How long before you were comfortable with the program?  Katelyn Hagen

Katelyn Hagen

19. Xtreme Reading: Some Results

Xtreme Reading: Some Results - Katelyn Hagen, Pam Leitzell

Katelyn Hagen and Pam Leitzell

20. Is Xtreme Reading right for my school? Administrator's Think Sheet

Pam Leitzell

21. The Adminstrator Observation Tip Sheet
 

Administrator's Teacher Observation Tip Sheet

Pam Leitzell
Katelyn Hagen