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With new academic standards and the job market requiring higher-level literacy skills, quality reading instruction is more important than ever. This resource explains the importance of high-quality reading instruction and introduces the Literacy Classroom Visit (LCV) Model which enables administrators to evaluate and improve literacy instruction. Authors Bonnie D. Houck and Sandi Novak—both seasoned literacy and leadership experts—share processes and practices to help you
This comprehensive guide includes a repertoire of tools, checklists, and templates to support you in identifying and addressing needs around literacy teaching and learning in your school or district. The authors also provide authentic school scenarios and videos to illustrate what the model looks like in action.
(ASCD book, 2016) 7" x 10", 165 pages
Meet the challenge of the new definition of literacy based on the Common Coe State Standards by integrating literacy learning into all content areas. This DVD takes you and your colleagues to two sites where educators integrate complex thinking and communication skills throughout subject area instruction and raise the bar for student achievement.
Boosting your students' literacy requires addressing all the interconnected elements of emotion, cognition, and higher-order thinking. You can meet that challenge with the advice from two ASCD best-selling authors Pérsida Himmele and William Himmele and a classroom teacher Keely Potter.