The Literacy Coach's Handbook, First Edition: A Guide to Research-Based Practice (Solving Problems in the Teaching of Literacy)
by Sharon Walpole PhD
Publisher: The Guilford Press
Edition: 1 - 2004
This comprehensive guide addresses the fundamentals of designing and directing a high-quality elementary reading program. Step by step, the book provides the knowledge needed to ensure that teachers and students benefit from scientifically based reading research. Aided by reproducible figures and many detailed examples, preservice and practicing literacy coaches learn best practices for:
*Analyzing student achievement.
*Selecting new curricula, texts, and resources.
*Providing professional development.
*Assisting individual teachers.
*Engaging the whole school community in supporting positive change.