The Reading Specialist: Leadership for the Classroom, School, and Community (Solving Problems in the Teaching of Literacy)

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9781572309821: The Reading Specialist: Leadership for the Classroom, School, and Community (Solving Problems in the Teaching of Literacy)

Timely and accessible, this book provides nuts-and-bolts information and guidance for reading specialists in grades K-12 as well as those preparing for certification. The focus is on the many responsibilities of today's reading specialist, from teaching individual students to taking a leadership role in the schoolwide literacy program. Including discussion questions, self-reflective exercises, and lively examples and vignettes, the book presents research-based frameworks for working with struggling readers and their teachers; providing professional development and coaching; planning curriculum and conducting assessments; collaborating with parents and community-based programs; writing winning grant proposals; and much more.

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Rita M. Bean, PhD, is Professor of Education at the University of Pittsburgh, where she also directs a reading specialist intern program and the University Reading Center. Widely published in the professional literature, Dr. Bean is a former classroom teacher and K/n-/12 reading supervisor.

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1. The Role of Reading Specialists in Schools and Classrooms 2. An Overview of the Instructional Role 3. The Instructional Role: Initializing, Implementing, and Evaluating 4. Leadership of the Reading Specialist: What Does It Mean? 5. Professional Development 6. Coaching: Improving Classroom Literacy Instruction 7. Developing a School Reading Program 8. Assessment 9. School, Community, and Family Partnerships 10. Writing Proposals 11. The Reading Specialist as Lifelong Learner: Meeting Challenges and Changes Appendix A. Support for Reading Specialists Appendix B. Preparation for Job Interviews

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