Format: Trade Paper
Audience: Teachers, Teacher Educators, Administrators
Publisher: Christopher-Gordon Publishers, Inc.
Order #: RE-03-01
Improving Reading Achievement Through Professional Development
Edited by: Dorothy S. Strickland, Michael L. Kamil
Studentsí literacy achievement is not unrelated to the preparation and professional development their teachers receive. In this volume, experts in preservice and inservice education describe successful approaches for increasing teachersí literacy understanding and practices. In 23 chapters from leaders in the field, including Gay Su Pinnell, Dorothy Strickland, Jean Osborn, and WestEdís Cynthia Greenleaf and Ruth Schoenbach, learn about differentiation, the IRAís literacy study groups, strategic inquiry designs, university/school partnerships, the Benchmark School, the principalís role, coaching, teacher-led professional development, block scheduling, using videotape in the classroom, and more.