A Leader’s Guide to Reading and Writing in a PLC at Work®, Elementary
Aligned to the Every Teacher Is a Literacy Teacher series, this guide outlines how to take urgent action to improve literacy development in a PLC. School leaders will discover how to support elementary teachers in a literacy-focused learning environment that facilitates high-quality instruction and boosts students' reading and writing skills.
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The ultimate guide to leading literacy instruction efforts in an elementary setting.
Confidently lead literacy improvement in your professional learning community (PLC). Aligned to the Every Teacher Is a Literacy Teacher series, this results-focused guide outlines how to take urgent action to address deficiencies and increase literacy rates. Learn how to bring a new level of focus to your teacher teams and help them do the important daily work of ensuring every student successfully reads and writes at or beyond grade level.
- Understand the importance and goals of literacy-focused instruction in an elementary setting.
- Gain specific suggestions for four types of leaders: (1) district, (2) school, (3) coach, and (4) teacher.
- Help collaborative teams emphasize literacy knowledge and reading and writing skills in a curriculum’s essential standards.
- Create effective data-inquiry practices that inform team decision-making for those who require additional support or extension.
- Facilitate high-quality literacy instruction using the gradual release of responsibility framework.
- Develop equity in literacy instructional strategies to ensure growth and development for all.
Product Code: BKF903, EKF466
Published By: Solution Tree
“All leaders who are ready to transform their schools need this book. It provides all the tools leaders need to make the right work of a PLC come alive by combining a plethora of templates, processes, and research-based strategies. With this book, authors Kathy Glass and Karen Power marry the technical side with the human side of an effective PLC and give us a true gift.”
“This book is a concise yet comprehensive guide to support leaders in establishing and sustaining effective team processes for high-quality literacy instruction. If you’re wondering how to support teacher teams as they collaborate to improve literacy outcomes, this is an indispensable handbook.”
“The ability to be a reader and a writer is a civil right for all the students we serve in our school communities. This book provides readers with a deep understanding of the PLC process as the core of our collaborative equity work as teachers and leaders.”