The Literacy Coach's Handbook, Second Edition: A Guide to Research-Based Practice / Edition 2

The Literacy Coach's Handbook, Second Edition: A Guide to Research-Based Practice / Edition 2

by Sharon Walpole, Michael C. McKenna
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1462507700

ISBN-13: 9781462507702

Pub. Date: 12/14/2012

Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.

This bestselling book gives preservice and practicing literacy coaches the tools they need to build a successful schoolwide reading program. The authors, well-known experts in the field, describe the literacy coach's crucial, evolving role in today's schools. They offer step-by-step guidelines for implementing curricula and assessments, selecting instructional

Overview

This bestselling book gives preservice and practicing literacy coaches the tools they need to build a successful schoolwide reading program. The authors, well-known experts in the field, describe the literacy coach's crucial, evolving role in today's schools. They offer step-by-step guidelines for implementing curricula and assessments, selecting instructional materials, and planning for differentiation and intervention. Specific ways to support teachers by providing high-quality professional development are discussed. The book is grounded in state-of-the-art research on PreK-5 instruction and the characteristics of effective coaches. New to This Edition
• Incorporates the latest research and instructional materials.
• Expanded grade range now includes PreK and grades 4-5.
• Content on RTI and the Common Core standards is woven throughout.
• Strategies for making professional development more responsive to teachers' needs. See also The Literacy Coaching Challenge, which guides more experienced coaches in choosing among different coaching models and addresses typical issues of implementation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781462507702
Publisher:
Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
12/14/2012
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
252
Sales rank:
278,362
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.80(d)

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Table of Contents

1. What Is a Literacy Coach?
2. Research on Literacy Coaching
3. What Is a Schoolwide Literacy Program?
4. Finding and Applying Reading Research
5. Reading Assessment
6. Instructional Schedules
7. Instructional Tasks and Procedures
8. Selecting Materials and Programs
9. Schoolwide Response to Intervention
10. Providing Professional Support
11. Leadership

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