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This bestselling book gives preservice and practicing literacy coaches the tools they need to build a successful schoolwide reading program. The authors, well-known experts in the field, describe the literacy coach's crucial, evolving role in today's schools. They offer step-by-step 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 PreK5 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 45. Content on RTI and the Common Core standards is woven throughout. Strategies for making professional development more responsive to teachers' needs.
Sharon Walpole, PhD, is Associate Professor of Education at the University of Delaware. She received an Early Career Achievement Award from the National Reading Conference (now the Literacy Research Association). Dr. Walpole's research interests include the cognitive aspects of beginning reading development and instruction, the design of instructional interventions, and the work of literacy coaches and principals. Michael C. McKenna, PhD, is Thomas G. Jewell Professor of Reading at the University of Virginia. He is on the editorial board of Reading Research Quarterly and was a member of the National Reading First Expert Review Panel. Dr. McKenna's research interests include comprehension in content settings, reading attitudes, technology applications, and beginning reading.
Table of Contents
1. What Is a Literacy Coach? 2. Research on Literacy Coaching 3. What Is a Schoolwide Literacy Program? 4. Finding and Applying Reading Research 5. Reading Assessment 6. Instructional Schedules 7. Instructional Tasks and Procedures 8. Selecting Materials and Programs 9. Schoolwide Response to Intervention 10. Providing Professional Support 11. Leadership