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Literacy Coach, The: Guiding in the Right Direction, CourseSmart eTextbook, 2nd Edition

By Enrique A. Puig, Kathy S. Froelich

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Sep 15, 2010

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Learn how to increase the chances for improved student learning through successful literacy coaches.

 

Grounded in the philosophy that literacy coaches are to provide professional development across a broad landscape of opportunities, ranging from facilitating a workshop to supporting school literacy leadership teams in conducting collaborative action research, this new edition provides a comprehensive and broad view of job-embedded literacy coaching from elementary through high school.

 

The Literacy Coach, 2/e investigates literacy coaching from an ethnographic perspective by taking a view of professional development on a continuum of coaching. Written in a conversational format, applications scenarios, and discussion questions provide readers ideas, schedules, and guiding principles to support current literacy coaches and future literacy coaches.  Readers are given observation protocols and broad coaching categories to economize on time and attention during a busy school day. In this new edition of The Literacy Coach, Puig and Froelich have added some guiding thoughts based on experience and current literature to support schools in implementing a Response to Intervention/Instruction model effectively and efficiently with the support of a knowledgeable literacy coach.

 

Table of Contents

Chapter 1

Literacy Coaching and Response to Intervention

 

Chapter 2

Understanding Literacy Processing

 

Chapter 3

Observational Lenses

 

Chapter 4

Noting Observations

 

Chapter 5

Three Major Categories for Coaching

 

Chapter 6

Becoming a Lead-Learner

 

Chapter 7

Scaffolding the Principal

 

Chapter 8

Literacy Coaching Revisited: Essential Principles

 

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$28.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-705207-3