The Literacy Coach’s Companion, PreK–3
Maryann Mraz, Bob Algozzine, and Brian Kissel
This book highlights the expanding role of literacy coaches in implementing early and elementary literacy programs. The authors present practitioner-friendly guidelines and evidence-based strategies for sustained professional development, protocols for classroom observations and teacher conferences, and vignettes offering solutions to common coaching challenges.
This resource illustrates how coaching professionals can
- Define an effective, active role in promoting literacy initiatives
- Strengthen content knowledge and coaching skills to support teachers’ efforts and students’ literacy development
- Collaborate with teachers and school leaders to establish productive learning communities
- Communicate the coach’s changing role to administrators
© 2009 | 176 pp.
IRA stock no. 9199
Copublished with Corwin Press