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The Literacy Coach's Handbook, First Edition: A Guide to Research-Based Practice
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 ...more
Paperback, 246 pages
Published April 28th 2004 by The Guilford Press
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This was a treasure trove of info on being a literacy coach. I think my favorite section was the RtI section. I loved the idea that RtI really should be renamed Response to Instruction, instead of Intervention, since changing our instruction is what's going to have the biggest impact in our classrooms before tackling Tier 2 or Tier 3 issues.----------------------------More homework-oh-homework for my K-12 reading license class. That being said, the first few chapters that I read (chapters 1 and ...more
2nd Textbook for a Literacy Coaching Class - much less personal than Cathy Toll's Literacy Coach Survival Guide - but also some very good, concrete chapters regarding testing, scheduling, and materials evaluation. Borrow from library -- not a staple you need to buy.