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In Effective Literacy Coaching: Building Expertise and a Culture of Literacy, literacy experts Shari Frost, Roberta Buhle, and Camille Blachowicz provide more than 50 practical activities designed to help K–12 literacy professionals
Self-assessment tools are included to help literacy coaches reflect on their own activities, develop their role and goals, and establish themselves as valuable literacy resources within the school. Assorted tools help coaches open and maintain lines of communication, form action teams, and procure and organize materials. And the numerous professional development tools help coaches enrich teachers’ knowledge of instructional strategies. All tools are also available for download.
Whether you are new to literacy coaching or a seasoned coach looking to reenergize your approach, these proven tools can help you cultivate a vibrant and effective literacy program.
(ASCD Action Tool, 2009) 8 1/2” x 11”, 230 pages.
In this revised and updated 4th edition, Discipline with Dignity provides in-depth guidance for implementing a proven approach to classroom management that can help students make better choices and teachers be more effective. Emphasizing the importance of mutual respect and self-control, the authors offer specific strategies and techniques for building strong relationships with disruptive students and countering the toxic social circumstances that affect many of them, including dysfunctional families, gangs, and poverty.