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ISBN-13 9780137052417ISBN-10 0137052413
ISBN-10 0-13-705539-0ISBN-13 978-0-13-705539-5
Author(s): MaryEllen Vogt; Brenda A. Shearer
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
Copyright year: © 2011 Pages: 336

The Third Edition of this research-based text describes the evolving roles of reading specialists and literacy coaches with a culturally responsive perspective.

Reading Specialists and Literacy Coaches in the Real World, Third Edition, is a unique text designed to prepare reading specialists and literacy coaches to implement reading programs at the school and district level.  Designed for undergraduate and graduate courses in reading certification programs, the text includes both theoretical and practical information about the varied roles of reading specialist and literacy coaches, including: teacher and diagnostician, intervention provider, curriculum designer, professional developer, coach/ mentor/supervisor, literacy program evaluator, action researcher, and literacy leader. This Third Edition emphasizes leadership for informed decision making, including standards schools must meet relative to curriculum, advances in technology, and programs for professional development, and economic challenges faced by schools.

This text may also be used for professional development by reading specialists and literacy coaches, and to prepare administrators to coordinate, implement, and evaluate programs for teaching reading/language arts.

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