Best practices of literacy leaders : keys to school improvement
- New York, NY : Guilford Press, c2012.
- Physical description
- xxiii, 392 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
LB2822.82 .B485 2012
- Unknown LB2822.82 .B485 2012
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Part I: Multiple Roles in School Leadership. Bean, Literacy Leadership in a Culture of Collaboration. Dagen, Nichols, Teachers as Literacy Leaders. L'Allier, Elish-Piper, Literacy Coaches in Elementary Schools. Ippolito, Lieberman, Reading Specialists and Literacy Coaches in Secondary Schools. Zigmond, Kloo, The Role of the Special Educator: A Balancing Act. Walpole, McKenna, Principals as Literacy Leaders. Part II: What Literacy Leaders Need to Know about Literacy. McGill-Franzen, Jordan, Emergent Literacy. Dole, Nelsom, Literacy Leadership in the Elementary School Reading Program. Anders, Clift, Adolescent Language, Literacy, and Learning: Implications for a Schoolwide Literacy Program. Hoffman, Sailors, Establishing a Print-Rich Classroom and School Environment. Mesmer, Jones, Catherwood, Lester, Differentiating Literacy Instruction. Skerrett, Hersi, Culturally Responsive Literacy Instruction. Vogt, English Learners: Developing Their Literate Lives. Lane, Moore, Literacy Assessment in Schools. Part III: Perspectives on Special Issues. Castek, Gwinn, Technology in the Literacy Program. Paratore, Steiner, Dougherty, Developing Effective Home-School Literacy Partnerships. Woulfin, Coburn, Policy Implementation: The Path from Reading Policy to Classroom Practice. Bean, Dagen, Schools as Places of Learning: The Powerful Role of Literacy Leaders.
- (source: Nielsen Book Data)
- Publisher's Summary
- Bringing together leading experts, this book presents the principles of effective literacy leadership and describes proven methods for improving instruction, assessment, and schoolwide professional development. The book shows how all school staff - including reading specialists and coaches, administrators, teachers, and special educators - can play an active role in nurturing a culture of collaboration and promoting student achievement. Best practices are identified for creating strong elementary and secondary literacy programs, differentiating instruction, supporting English language learners, utilizing technology, building home-school partnerships, and much more. User-friendly features include case examples, guiding questions, and engagement activities in each chapter.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
- Publication date
- edited by Rita M. Bean, Allison Swan Dagen.