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Title The literacy coach's handbook : a guide to research-based practice / Sharon Walpole, Michael C. McKenna.
Author Walpole, Sharon.
Publication New York : The Guilford Press, [2013], ©2013.
Edition Second edition.
Description xvii, 252 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Call # 379.2409 W
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
Summary 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.
Subject Reading (Elementary) -- United States.
Literacy programs -- United States -- Administration.
Group work in education -- United States.
Addl. Author McKenna, Michael C.
ISBN 1462507700 (paperback) :
9781462507702 (paperback)

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