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The learning communities guide to improving reading instruction

Author: Valerie Hastings Gregory; Jan Rozzelle Nikas
Publisher: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Corwin Press, ©2005.
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After observing over 300 classrooms, authors Valerie Hastings Gregory and M. Jan Rozzelle provide the framework, knowledge, and tools necessary to help create a community of literacy coaches, leaders, and teachers to improve reading across schools. Demonstrating the critical link between adult learning and student learning that makes professional learning communities our best hope for improving reading and  Read more...
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Gregory, Valerie Hastings.
Learning communities guide to improving reading instruction.
Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Corwin Press, ©2005
(OCoLC)621881339
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Valerie Hastings Gregory; Jan Rozzelle Nikas
ISBN: 0761931759 9780761931751 0761931767 9780761931768
OCLC Number: 55037973
Description: xiii, 158 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: Considering how to lead schoolwide improvement in reading --
Personalizing reading instruction --
Managing environments for literacy --
Ensuring student engagement --
Emphasizing active teaching --
Targeting comprehension --
Creating professional learning communities for literacy.
Responsibility: by Valerie Hastings Gregory and Jan Rozzelle Nikas ; foreword by Richard DuFour and Rebecca DuFour.
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