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10 Traits of Highly Effective Teachers
How to Hire, Coach, and Mentor Successful Teachers
Author(s) : Elaine McEwan
This highly organized and user-friendly guide shares practical insights into these ten crucial traits through real-life examples, experiences, research, and personal reflections from students, parents, and educators at all levels.
A Guide to Literacy Coaching
Helping Teachers Increase Student Achievement
Author(s) : Annemarie Jay, Mary Strong
An essential guide to the "what" and the "how" of literacy coaching!
Literacy coaches regularly encounter practical and theoretical issues, ranging from decoding national and state coaching requirements to understanding how to work effectively with all students, including those with special needs. This practical guide presents effective coaching strategies and best practices for enhancing literacy instruction and student performance across all grade levels.
Coaching for Balance
How to Meet the Challenges of Literacy Coaching
Author(s) : Jan Miller Burkins
Although literacy coaches now have many more resources to turn to than they did just a few years ago,
Coaching for Balance: How to Meet the Challenges of Literacy Coaching
moves beyond simply addressing literacy instruction to addressing the pedagogy of coaching. This practical resource highlights the competing demands that administrators, teachers, and school communities place on literacy coaches, and how coaches might discover balance in their roles.
A Framework for Helping Teachers Change
Author(s) : Jane Kise
Change is hard work, even when we are convinced it’s worth the effort. Teachers are expected to change without clear explanations or evidence of how the changes will benefit them or their students. Meaningful change is most likely to occur when teachers’ beliefs, feelings, and personality are taken into consideration.
applies the latest research and theory of personality type, multiple intelligences, experiential learning models, and mind styles models to create a differentiated approach for staff development.
Differentiated Literacy Coaching
for Student and Teacher Success
Author(s) : Mary-Catherine Moran
"Making sure that all students read well is a top priority for schools, and literacy coaches are playing an increasingly important role in the effort. Their challenge? To deliver the kind of instruction and support best suited to the teachers they work with and most likely to help those teachers improve the literacy of their students.
Differentiated Literacy Coaching
, Mary Catherine Moran presents a solution for meeting the diverse needs of literacy coaches and their charges.
Effective Literacy Practice Grades 1 - 4
Author(s) : Ministry of Education New Zealand
Effective Literacy Practice in Grades 1 to 4 identifies and describes the features of literacy teaching practice that are clearly linked by research to improved outcomes for students. This focus is of particular significance given the increasing diversity of students in New Zealand classrooms.
Evidence-Based Reading Practices for Response to Intervention
Author(s) : Diane Haager, Janette Klingner, Sharon Vaughn
In this must-read volume, some of the biggest names in reading research share what they know about today's hottest topic in education
Response to Intervention (RTI)
, the key to helping struggling students
before they fall behind
. More than 30 expert contributors reveal what the latest research says about RTI's Three-Tier Aproach: the core reading program for all students, supplementary instruction for children with early reading difficulties, and intensive intervention for children who still struggle.
Exemplary Literacy Teachers, Second Edition
What Schools Can Do to Promote Success for All Students
Author(s) : Cathy Collins Block, John Mangieri
Published Date: April 28, 2009
Identifying what exemplary teachers know and do to promote literacy achievement at every grade level, this highly motivating book provides step-by-step guidance for professional development. It helps teachers assess their strengths and build their competencies in six key domains of literacy instruction directly linked to student success. Featuring skills-building exercises, sample lesson plans, book lists, and over a dozen reproducibles, the book illustrates specific actions that teachers can take to emulate their most effective colleagues in school districts around the country.
Hands-On Literacy Coaching
Helping coaches integrate literacy content with the “how-to” of coaching
Author(s) : Nancy Boyles
Dr. Nancy Boyles integrates literacy instruction and coaching in a step-by-step guide for all literacy coaches.
"Hands-On Literacy Coaching is a must-read for beginning and experienced coaches alike. Using reflection questions and coaching scenarios, Nancy Boyles provides insights and great resources for being an effective literacy coach." --Brian Dorman, President, Florida Literacy Coaches Association
Having Hard Conversations
Author(s) : Jennifer Abrams
Published Date: January 8, 2009
Designed to help educators confidently lead difficult conversations, this insightful book offers interactive exercises, sample scripts, and a step-by-step approach to help realize positive outcomes.
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