A concise reference with essential protocols for successful early literacy coaching!
This book highlights the expanding role of literacy coaches in implementing early and elementary literacy programs. The authors present user-friendly guidelines and evidence-based strategies for sustained professional development, protocols for classroom observations and teacher conferences, and vignettes offering solutions to common coaching challenges. This resource illustrates how coaching professionals can:
- Define an effective, proactive role in promoting literacy initiatives
- Strengthen content knowledge and coaching skills to support teachers' efforts and students' literacy development
- Collaborate with teachers and school leaders to establish productive learning communities
- Communicate their changing roles to administrators