Literacy Leadership to Support Reading Improvement

Literacy Leadership to Support Reading Improvement

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Packed with vivid examples from actual schools, this book explores specific ways that literacy leaders can partner with teachers to meet all students' instructional needs. It provides a range of research-based strategies for implementing effective instruction in a response-to-intervention framework. It also describes innovative interventionsa€”including schoolwide programs and family and community initiativesa€”that promote success for struggling readers. Practical ideas are presented for engaging particular populations, such as boys and middle and high school students, and for supporting teachers' professional development. Eight reproducible handouts and forms can be downloaded and printed in a convenient 8 1/2q x 11q size.Colleen said, a€œInstead of using our workbooks today to practice handwriting, we are going to use the iPod Touch. ... The students listened to Colleena#39;s careful instructions on how to find and use the handwriting application ABC Tracer, which is a free application ... Its target demographic is young children, and its goal is to help students learn how to correctly write the letters of the alphabet and numbers.

Title:Literacy Leadership to Support Reading Improvement
Author:Mary Kay Moskal, Ayn F. Keneman
Publisher:Guilford Press - 2011


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