Best Practices of Literacy Leaders

Best Practices of Literacy Leaders

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Bringing together leading experts, this book presents the principles of effective literacy leadership and describes proven methods for improving instruction, assessment, and schoolwide professional development. The book shows how all school staff--including reading specialists and coaches, administrators, teachers, and special educators--can play an active role in nurturing a culture of collaboration and promoting student achievement. Best practices are identified for creating strong elementary and secondary literacy programs, differentiating instruction, supporting English language learners, utilizing technology, building home-school partnerships, and much more. User-friendly features include case examples, guiding questions, and engagement activities in each chapter.which may suggest that the assessment is measuring different constructs at higher grade levels rather than a single global ... minutea€ oral reading fluency count predicted 61% ofthe observed variability in scores on a standardized reading assessment. ... The authors of the DIBELS noted that any one passage differed widely in readability level depending on the index used ... In addition, Rathvon noted that the difference in readability level between second and third grade is minimal.

Title:Best Practices of Literacy Leaders
Author:Rita M. Bean, Allison Swan Dagen
Publisher:Guilford Press - 2011-10-27


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