Practical Literacy Coaching: A Collection of Tools to Support Your Work

Practical Literacy Coaching: A Collection of Tools to Support Your Work

by Jan Miller Burkins
     
 

ISBN-10: 0872074730

ISBN-13: 9780872074736

Pub. Date: 01/01/2009

Publisher: International Reading Association

Enhance your literacy coaching with this rich compilation of ready-made tools to simplify every aspect of the wide range of coaching responsibilities within a school or district.

Overview

Enhance your literacy coaching with this rich compilation of ready-made tools to simplify every aspect of the wide range of coaching responsibilities within a school or district.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780872074736
Publisher:
International Reading Association
Publication date:
01/01/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

About the Author vii

Preface ix

Acknowledgments xvii

Introduction: Three Metaphors for Literacy Coaching 1

Chapter 1 Defining and Clarifying Your Role 9

Tool 1 Literacy Coaching Role Reflection Guide 13

Tool 2 Questions for Interviewers Rubric 15

Tool 3 Literacy Coach Job Description Worksheet 21

Tool 4 Literacy Coach Evaluation Form 24

Chapter 2 Stepping Into the Work of Literacy Coaching 29

Tool 5 Professional Learning Needs Assessment 33

Tool 6 The Literacy Coaching Opportunities List 35

Tool 7 The Literacy Coaching Menu of Services 37

Tool 8 Literacy Coaching Newsletter 39

Chapter 3 Stretching Yourself 29

Tool 9 The Coach-to-Coach Cycle 47

Tool 10 Language-Scrutinizing Exercise 50

Tool 11 Questions and Stems for Coaching Conversations 53

Tool 12 Postobservation Conference Preparation Exercise: A Strengths Perspective 55

Tool 13 Coach's Postevent Reflection Guide 61

Tool 14 Self-Assessment for Elementary Literacy Coaches 63

Chapter 4 Developing and Supporting Learning Communities 85

Tool 15 Phases of Learning Reflection Form 89

Tool 16 Ten Ways to Mix Groups 92

Tool 17 Literacy Framework Self-Assessment 94

Tool 18 Guided Reading Self-Assessment 96

Tool 19 ABCD Text-Rendering Protocol 99

Tool 20 Professional Learning Expectations Rubric 101

Tool 21 Professional Development Workshop Scale 102

Tool 22 Professional Learning Reflection and Feedback Grid 103

Chapter 5 Coaching Individual Teachers 111

Tool 23 Preobservation Conference Record 115

Tool 24 Workshop Venn Diagram 118

Tool 25 Small-Group Conversation Log 121

Chapter 6 Documenting Your Work, Managing Your Time 128

Tool 26 Starting the School Year Checklist 131

Tool 27 Teacher Checkiist 133

Tool 28 Study Group Conversation Log 135

Tool 29 Meeting/Conversation Record 138

Tool 30 Literacy Coach's Activity Record 141

Tool 31 Grade-Level Notes Form 144

References 149

Index 153

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