Kise, EdD, an educational consultant specializing in teambuilding, coaching, and school staff development. Toll, Jane Ellison, Jane A. There are skills, strategies, tools, and stories of practicing leaders that can help a prospective leader grow and learn in this engagingly written book. Her last three chapters were on Demonstration Lessons, Peer Coaching and Coteaching. Educators can do the same! The expert authors present ready-to-use activities, strategies, and lesson plans, along with detailed guidance for assessing students and providing instruction in differentiated small groups.
Making sure that all students read well is a top priority for schools, and literacy coaches are playing an increasingly important role in the effort. Author by : Michael C. An extensive collection of print and online resources further enhances the book's usefulness for anyone interested in learning more about establishing—or improving—a literacy coaching program. She gave me a better understanding of how Focused Classroom visits should be viewed. Her chapter on Study Groups was a bit over the top for me at this time.
Vogt and Shearer explore the expanding roles and responsibilities of reading specialists and their impact on instructional practice. To deliver the kind of instruction and support best suited to the teachers they work with and most likely to help those teachers improve the literacy of their students. Wood PhD and William E. The authors draw on current research as well as their extensive experience in K-8 settings. All books are in clear copy here, and all files are secure so don't worry about it. Educators can do the same! Sturtevant discusses effective literacy strategies, program examples, and advocates the integration of literacy coaches as an essential aspect of programming on a national level. Write a headline for your review here: Write your review here: Your email: We promise to never spam you, and just use your email address to identify you as a valid customer.
By Jim Knight, a Research Associate at the University of Kansas Center for Research on Learning. While the title indicates Literacy Coaches I think other coaches could find some pieces interesting to read. We also carry thousands of the most in-demand educational resources from other leading publishers and producers, including material for parents and students. Specific ways to support teachers by providing high-quality professional development are discussed. In Differentiated Literacy Coaching, Mary Catherine Moran presents a solution for meeting the diverse needs of literacy coaches and their charges. This book contains strategies for effective literacy coaching of teachers in districts and schools. By Joellen Killion and Cindy Harrison This book explores the complex, multi-faceted roles played by teacher leaders and school-based coaches as well as examining district and school expectations, hiring practices, and deployment of these educators.
Enter the code below: About National Professional Resources, Inc. Toll, Lead Consultant for Toll and Associates, a provider of support to literacy coaches and other educational leaders. This research-based, school-proven approach helps you implement eight professional development formats ranging from co-planning and focused classroom visits to demonstration lessons and co-teaching. Throughout, vignettes and examples from exemplary programs bring the research to life, enhancing the book's utility as an undergraduate- or graduate-level text and a resource for inservice teachers. Table of Contents Preface p. The heart of the book is an exploration of the Literacy Coaching Continuum, a series of professional learning formats that coaches can use singularly or in combination to design and deli.
I have recently certified as a reading and literacy coach and decided to see what it said. This volume fills a crucial gap by offering a thorough, authoritative examination of what reading fluency is and how it should be taught. Founded and operated by educators with a deep commitment to the success of all learners, our mission is to provide teachers, administrators, and other school staff with quality tools and resources that will better enable them to help every student achieve success. While the title indicates Literacy Coaches I think other coaches could find some pieces interesting to read. Using current information on the standards for literacy professionals, the text incorporates significant developments in intervention, assessment, adolescent literacy, and multiple literacies.
For additional helpful resources, including classroom-ready lesson plans, teachers can purchase the complementary volume, How to Plan Differentiated Reading Instruction: Resources for Grades K-3. I used this book in a coaching workshop I attended through my school district. About This Book Making sure that all students read well is a top priority for schools, and literacy coaches are playing an increasingly important role in the effort. Special topics include promising applications for struggling readers and English language learners. In Differentiated Literacy Coaching, Mary Catherine Moran presents a solution for meeting the diverse needs of literacy coaches and their charges. I think I would have changed the order and placed Peer Coaching after Coteaching. To deliver the kind of instruction and support best suited to the teachers they work with and most likely to help those teachers improve the literacy of their students.
By Mary Catherine Moran, Senior Literacy Specialist at the State University of New York College at Oneonta. The heart of the book is an exploration of the Literacy Coaching Continuum, a series of professional learning formats that coaches can use singularly or in combination to design and deliver the most effective, most appropriate support. Evidence-based results across all content areas, authentic practices for data collection and analysis, along with nonevaluative, confidential collaboration offer a productive and promising path to teacher development. It would be a great resource for any instructional coach or mentor in an educational setting. I am going to recommend it to our current coach as she is starting a new coaching program at our school.
It includes scientifically validated techniques for teaching each component of the beginning reading program. Her chapter on Study Groups was a bit over the top for me at this time. I like her points about Resource Management. Teachers get a clear understanding of how differentiation works in a tiered response-to-intervention model and how it aligns with the Common Core standards. An extensive collection of print and online resources further enhances the book's usefulness for anyone interested in learning more about establishing—orimproving—a literacy coaching program. They offer step-by-step guidelines for implementing curricula and assessments, selecting instructional materials, and planning for differentiation and intervention.