•  Maintaining the “balance” of balanced literacy considering scheduling constraints
•  Understanding the gradual release of the balanced literacy approach
•  Differentiating word study instruction through an inquiry-based approach
•  Planning and teaching live demonstration lessons within a classroom or larger remote setting
•  Helping teachers to plan for how they will model transferrable strategies within minilessons and conferring
•  Aligning current programs/curricula with the balanced literacy approach
•  Adapting and scaffolding instruction to meet the needs of students with disabilities and English Language Learners