Need help with improving literacy instruction in your school? Here are some excellent tips and ideas on how to coach teachers on effective literacy practices.
Karen Tankersley's informative book,Coaching the Threads of Reading: Helping Teachers Build Reading Success,can provide focused support and strategies to use in the K-12 classroom.
If you are a reading coach or a general education coach responsible for coaching teachers in reading instruction, this book can definitely help you in your work.
Included in the book are chapters on the elements of effective K-12 reading instruction for primary, intermediate, and high school classrooms.
In this book, Karen provides compelling descriptions of effective literacy instruction taking place in a variety of classrooms.
Coaches will understand the important “look-fors” that they need during a classroom observation. This analysis will help them provide the support and guidance that teachers need to improve reading performance.
Coaching the Threads of Reading provides answers to key questions such as:
The book contains helpful checklists for coaches to use to identify what is going well and where improvements might enhance student performance.
This book allows coaches to help teachers shape reading success even if they are not reading experts.
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