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The Literacy Coaching Challenge : Models and Methods for Grades K-8 - Michael C. McKenna

The Literacy Coaching Challenge

Models and Methods for Grades K-8


Published: 18th November 2013
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When the goal is supporting excellent teaching, there is no "one-size-fits-all" approach. This popular practitioner resource and text helps readers navigate the many choices involved in developing and fine-tuning a coaching program that offers the best fit for a particular school. The authors draw on current research as well as their extensive experience in K-8 settings. They provide clear guidance (with helpful reproducibles) on:


*Major coaching models and how to choose among them.

*Applying principles of adult learning and motivation.

*The role of reading assessment in coaching.

*Balancing classroom-level, grade-level, and whole-school tasks.

*Special considerations in middle school coaching.

See also The Literacy Coach's Handbook, Second Edition, which offers a complete primer on the role of the literacy coach and what coaches need to know to get started.

ISBN: 9781462514939
ISBN-10: 1462514936
Format: PDF
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 212
Published: 18th November 2013
Edition Number: 1