qBringing together leading experts, this book presents the principles of effective literacy leadership and describes proven methods for improving instruction, assessment, and schoolwide professional development. The book shows how all school staff--including reading specialists and coaches, administrators, teachers, and special educators--can play an active role in nurturing a culture of collaboration and promoting student achievement. Best practices are identified for creating strong elementary and secondary literacy programs, differentiating instruction, supporting English language learners, utilizing technology, building home-school partnerships, and much more. User-friendly features include case examples, guiding questions, and engagement activities in each chapterq-- Provided by publisher.The manual provides moderately high predictive validity evidence with selected standardized reading tests in support of the ... For second grade and higher, the Maze technique (MZ), a modified Cloze technique, is used to assess readinganbsp;...
|Title||:||Best Practices of Literacy Leaders|
|Author||:||Rita M. Bean, Allison Swan Dagen|
|Publisher||:||Guilford Press - 2011-01-01|