ISBN-10:
159385711X
ISBN-13:
9781593857110
Pub. Date:
05/12/2008
Publisher:
Guilford Publications, Inc.
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-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: 226
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range: 5 - 13 Years

About the Author

Michael C. McKenna, PhD, was Thomas G. Jewell Professor of Reading in the Curry School of Education at the University of Virginia until his death in 2016. He authored, coauthored, or edited more than 20 books, including Assessment for Reading Instruction, Third Edition; How to Plan Differentiated Reading Instruction, Second Edition: Resources for Grades K–3; and Organizing the Early Literacy Classroom; as well as over 100 articles, chapters, and technical reports on a range of literacy topics. Dr. McKenna also served as Series Editor, with Sharon Walpole, of The Essential Library of PreK–2 Literacy. His research was sponsored by the National Reading Research Center and the Center for the Improvement of Early Reading Achievement. He was a corecipient of the Edward B. Fry Book Award from the Literacy Research Association and the Award for Outstanding Academic Books from the American Library Association, and a member of the Reading Hall of Fame.

Sharon Walpole, PhD, is Professor in the School of Education at the University of Delaware. She has extensive school-based experience designing and implementing tiered instructional programs. Dr. Walpole has also been involved in federally funded and other schoolwide reform projects. Her current work involves the design and effects of schoolwide reforms. She has coauthored or coedited several books, including How to Plan Differentiated Reading Instruction, Second Edition: Resources for Grades K–3; The Literacy Coach’s Handbook, Second Edition; and Organizing the Early Literacy Classroom. Dr. Walpole is also Series Editor, with Michael C. McKenna, of The Essential Library of PreK–2 Literacy. She is a recipient of the Early Career Award for Significant Contributions to Literacy Research and Education from the Literacy Research Association and the Excellence in Teaching Award from the University of Delaware.

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

Interviews

Literacy coaches, staff developers, reading specialists, school administrators, and teacher educators. May serve as a text in graduate-level courses on literacy coaching and on the organization and supervision of reading programs.

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