Systems For Change In Literacy Education

Author: Carol A. Lyons
Publisher: Heinemann Educational Books
ISBN: 9780325002828
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Recommended by the Ontario Ministry of Education Everything is covered, including how to get started the right way and how to develop K-6 in-service courses throughout the year.

Learning From Teaching In Literacy Education

Author: Emily M. Rodgers
Publisher: Heinemann Educational Books
ISBN: 9780325004839
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Emily Rodgers and Gay Su Pinnell provide insights into the complexity of providing effective professional development for literacy educators and the challenges of bringing about fundamental change to literacy instruction.

Guided Reading

Author: Irene Fountas
Publisher: Heinemann Educational Books
ISBN: 9780325086842
Size: 71.22 MB
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Much has been written on the topic of guided reading over the last twenty years, but no other leaders in literacy education have championed the topic with such depth and breadth as Irene Fountas and Gay Su Pinnell. In the highly anticipated second edition of Guided Reading, Fountas and Pinnell remind you of guided reading's critical value within a comprehensive literacy system, and the reflective, responsive teaching required to realize its full potential. Now with Guided Reading, Second Edition, (re)discover the essential elements of guided reading through: a wider and more comprehensive look at its place within a coherent literacy system a refined and deeper understanding of its complexity an examination of the steps in implementation-from observing and assessing literacy behaviors, to grouping in a thoughtful and dynamic way, to analyzing texts, to teaching the lesson the teaching for systems of strategic actions a rich text base that can support and extend student learning the re-emerging role of shared reading as a way to lead guided and independent reading forward the development of managed independent learning across the grades an in-depth exploration of responsive teaching the role of facilitative language in supporting change over time in students' processing systems the identification of high-priority shifts in learning to focus on at each text level the creation of a learning environment within which literacy and language can flourish. Through guided reading, students learn how to engage in every facet of the reading process and apply their reading power to all literacy contexts. Also check out our new on-demand mini-course: Introducing Texts Effectively in Guided Reading Lessons

Teaching For Comprehending And Fluency

Author: Irene C. Fountas
Publisher: Heinemann Educational Books
ISBN: 9780325003085
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A practical guide for teaching comprehension and fluency in the kindergarten through eighth-grade classroom with instruction on reading levels, writing about reading, and interactive read-aloud and literature study; and contains a DVD with over 100 blackline masters, forms, and checklists.

Literacy Leadership For Grades 5 12

Author: Rosemarye Taylor
Publisher: ASCD
ISBN: 0871207451
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Outlines a basic literacy system that includes analyzing the strengths of current approachs, setting high expectations, and identifying where to adjust current curriculum and instruction.

The Continuum Of Literacy Learning Grades Prek 2

Author: Gay Su Pinnell
Publisher: Heinemann Educational Books
ISBN: 9780325028781
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A combination assessment tool and guide for teaching identifies the literacy goals appropriate to pre-K through grade two and offers tools to help analyze students' strengths and identify areas needing teaching support.

The Continuum Of Literacy Learning Grades 3 8

Author: Gay Su Pinnell
Publisher: Heinemann Educational Books
ISBN: 9780325028798
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A combination assessment tool and guide for teaching identifies the literacy goals appropriate to grades three-eight and offers tools to help analyze students' strengths and identify areas needing teaching support.

Collaboration For Diverse Learners

Author: Victoria Risko
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9780872072831
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This book suggests that a solution to schools' lack of comprehensive literacy programs may be found through innovations in collaborative decision making about curriculum and instruction. It provides analyses of collaborative efforts, multiple ways to think about collaboration and its implementation, and examples of collaborative projects. After an introduction, section 1, Ways to Think About Collaboration contains 6 chapters: (1) "New Visions of Collaboration" (Victoria J. Risko and Karen Bromley); (2) "Getting Started With Collaboration" (Marjorie Montague and Cynthia Warger); (3) "Collaboration in the Schools: A Theoretical and Practical View" (Barbara J. Walker, Ronald J. Scherry, and Christine Gransbery); (4) "Co-Teaching: It Takes More Than ESP" (Jeanne Shay Schumm, Marie Tejero Hughes, and Maria Elena Arguelles); (5) "Collaboration as Deliberate Curriculum Decision Making" (Marleen C. Pugach and Mary Ann Fitzgerald); and (6) "'Title I Bought That Coffee Pot!' Family Literacy Professionals Learn to Collaborate" (Nancy D. Padak, Connie Sapin, and Connie Spencer Ackerman). Section 2, Multiple Pathways to Collaboration, contains 14 chapters: (7) "Collaboration in a First-Grade Classroom: Shared Inquiry Supports Divers Learners' Literacy Development" (Jaqueline K. Peck); (8) "Collaborative Learning Strategies in Diverse Classrooms" (Patricia Douville and Karen D. Wood); (9) "Expanding Collaborative Roles of Reading Specialists: Developing an Intermediate Reading Support Program" (Donna Ogle and Ellen Fogelberg); (10) "Developing Successful Collaborative Literacy Teams: A Case Study" (Carol A. Lyons); (11) "Educational Teams for Students With Diverse Needs: Structures to Promote Collaboration and Impact" (Beverly Rainforth and Jill L. England); (12) "Emphasizing Differences to Build Cultural Understandings" (Patricia Ruggiano Schmidt); (13) "Communicating and Collaborating With Linguistically Diverse Communities" (Bertha Perez); (14) "Developing Collaboration With.

A Principal S Guide To Literacy Instruction

Author: Carol S. Beers
Publisher: Guilford Press
ISBN: 160918033X
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This succinct, engaging book explains how busy elementary school principals can support effective literacy instruction in their schools. Chapters outline the fundamental components of a successful literacy program and describe specific practices that can instill a culture of literacy in a school. Strategies are provided for initiating a professional development program, understanding and using appropriate assessments with students, involving parents in literacy education, and assessing the strengths and weaknesses of teachers’ instructional methods. Drawing from the authors' extensive experience as principals and teachers, the book’s numerous examples demonstrate what strong literacy leadership looks like in action. Helpful reproducibles are included.

Teaching Advanced Literacy Skills

Author: Nonie K. Lesaux
Publisher: Guilford Publications
ISBN: 1462526470
Size: 36.77 MB
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In our knowledge-based society, K?8 students need to develop increasingly sophisticated skills to read, write, and speak for a wide variety of purposes and audiences. Including an extended case example from a linguistically diverse school (nearly 75% English learners), this book guides school leaders to design and implement advanced literacy instruction through four key shifts: strengthening the instructional core, giving data a central role, using a shared curriculum, and providing supportive and tailored professional development. Reproducible forms and templates facilitate planning and implementation of schoolwide initiatives. Purchasers get access to a Web page where they can download and print the reproducible materials in a convenient 8 1/2" x 11" size.