The literacy coach's handbook : a guide to research-based practice / Sharon Walpole, Michael C. McKenna.

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Published: New York : Guilford Press, c2004.
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Series:Solving problems in the teaching of literacy
Format: Book
Summary:"This comprehensive guide presents information and strategies to help literacy coaches meet the demands of designing and directing an elementary reading program. Step by step, the book provides the knowledge needed to ensure that teachers and students benefit from the concepts and methods emerging from scientifically based reading research. Reproducible figures and many detailed examples illustrate best practices for: collecting and analyzing school-level achievement data; selecting and organizing new curricula, texts, and resources; conducting ongoing professional development; providing feedback and assistance to individual teachers; and engaging the whole school community in supporting positive change."--BOOK JACKET.
Physical Description:x, 246 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Notes:Bib#: 976330
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (p. 234-242) and index.
ISBN:1593850344 (pbk. : alk. paper)