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The Literacy Coaching Challenge: Models and Methods for Grades K-8 / Edition 1
     

The Literacy Coaching Challenge: Models and Methods for Grades K-8 / Edition 1

by Michael C. McKenna, Sharon Walpole
 

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ISBN-10: 159385711X

ISBN-13: 9781593857110

Pub. Date: 05/12/2008

Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.

When the goal is supporting excellent teaching, there is no "one-size-fits-all" approach. This popular practitioner resource and text helps readers navigate the many choices involved in developing and fine-tuning a coaching program that offers the best fit for a particular school. The authors draw on current research as well as their extensive experience in K-8

Overview

When the goal is supporting excellent teaching, there is no "one-size-fits-all" approach. This popular practitioner resource and text helps readers navigate the many choices involved in developing and fine-tuning a coaching program that offers the best fit for a particular school. The authors draw on current research as well as their extensive experience in K-8 settings. They provide clear guidance (with helpful reproducibles) on:

Major coaching models and how to choose among them.

Applying principles of adult learning and motivation.

The role of reading assessment in coaching.

Balancing classroom-level, grade-level, and whole-school tasks.

Special considerations in middle school coaching.

See also The Literacy Coach's Handbook, Second Edition, which offers a complete primer on the role of the literacy coach and what coaches need to know to get started.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781593857110
Publisher:
Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
05/12/2008
Series:
Solving Problems in the Teaching of Literacy Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
212
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range:
5 - 13 Years

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Table of Contents

1. Models of Coaching

2. Serving Adult Learners

3. Serving Adult Learners in School Contexts

4. The Role of Assessment in Coaching

5. Providing Professional Support

6. Classroom-Level Coaching

7. Grade-Level Coaching

8. Literacy Coaching in the Middle Grades

9. The Challenge of Reluctant Teachers

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