The Literacy Specialist (Kobo eBook)

The Literacy Specialist By Rita M. Bean, PhD, Virginia J. Goatley, PhD Cover Image
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The definitive practitioner resource and text for developing excellence as a PreK–12 literacy/reading specialist is now updated to reflect key changes in the field. Delving into the literacy specialist's multiple leadership roles, the book provides strategies for teaching children experiencing difficulty with reading and writing; supporting teachers through coaching and professional learning opportunities; designing curricula; conducting assessments at the student, classroom, and school levels; and building strong school, family, and community partnerships. Pedagogical features include vignettes from exemplary practitioners, questions for discussion and reflection, follow-up activities, and ideas for instructors and workshop leaders. Reproducible forms and worksheets can be downloaded and printed in a convenient 8½" x 11" size. Previous edition title: The Reading Specialist, Third Edition.

New to This Edition
*Broader view of literacy now encompasses reading, writing, oral language, and digital and visual literacies.
*Grounded in the International Literacy Association's updated Standards 2017.
*New or expanded discussions of multi-tiered systems of support, culturally responsive practice, uses of technology in instruction and professional learning, successful practices in middle and high school settings, and coaching.
*Extended case example that follows one literacy specialist through her entire first year in a school.
*Appendix with website resources.

Product Details
ISBN-13: 9781462544561
Publisher: The Guilford Press
Publication Date: October 8th, 2020