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The literacy coach's handbook : a guide to research-based practice

Author: Sharon Walpole; Michael C McKenna
Publisher: New York : The Guilford Press, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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This book gives preservice and practicing literacy coaches the tools they need to build a successful schoolwide reading program. The authors describe the literacy coach's crucial, evolving role in today's schools. They offer guidelines for implementing curricula and assessments, selecting instructional materials, and planning for differentiation and intervention. Specific ways to support teachers by providing  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sharon Walpole; Michael C McKenna
ISBN: 9781462507702 1462507700 9781462507719 1462507719
OCLC Number: 793223615
Description: xvii, 252 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: What is a literacy coach? --
Research on literacy coaching --
What is a schoolwide literacy program? --
Finding and applying reading research --
Reading assessment --
Instructional schedules --
Instructional tasks and procedures --
Selecting materials and programs --
Schoolwide response to intervention --
Providing professional support --
Leadership.
Responsibility: Sharon Walpole, Michael C. McKenna.

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This book gives preservice and practicing literacy coaches the tools they need to build a successful schoolwide reading program. The authors describe the literacy coach's crucial, evolving role in today's schools. They offer 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.

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