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ERIC Number: ED509117
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 106
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: ISBN-978-1-4166-0677-2
The Fundamentals of Literacy Coaching
Sandvold, Amy; Baxter, Maelou
Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
This book contains strategies for effective literacy coaching of teachers in districts and schools. Whether it's your job to start a literacy coaching initiative or to be an effective literacy coach to your colleagues, this guide has all the steps and strategies you need: (1) Roles and responsibilities of literacy coaches; (2) Keys to building positive collaboration among literacy coaches, support staff, and faculty members; (3) Fundamentals of adult learning that apply in a coaching relationship; (4) Routines that support and sustain a coaching effort; (5) Ideas to help you monitor the effectiveness of your initiative; and (6) Ways to communicate effectively to students and fellow teachers. Sample documents you need--such as job descriptions, scheduling forms, and data gathering tools--are included to help you quickly start your program or speed your coaching activities.
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development