Carol S. Beers EdD, James W. Beers PhD, Jeffrey O. Smith EdD's A Principal's Guide to Literacy Instruction (Tools for PDF

By Carol S. Beers EdD, James W. Beers PhD, Jeffrey O. Smith EdD

ISBN-10: 1606234730

ISBN-13: 9781606234730

This succinct, attractive publication explains how busy effortless university principals can aid powerful literacy guide of their colleges. Chapters define the elemental parts of a winning literacy software and describe particular practices that may instill a tradition of literacy in a faculty. concepts are supplied for starting up a certified improvement software, figuring out and utilizing applicable tests with scholars, concerning mom and dad in literacy schooling, and assessing the strengths and weaknesses of lecturers’ tutorial equipment. Drawing from the authors' vast adventure as principals and lecturers, the book’s various examples show what powerful literacy management feels like in motion. invaluable reproducibles are integrated.

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Children should be exposed to meaningful text from the moment they start to read and even before. Having students reading or writing stories that make little sense is not valuable for them. How does a teacher ensure that meaning is emphasized? There are numerous examples of how teachers create these meaningful reading and writing experiences for their students. Often, teachers create group stories with their classrooms. Each story that is composed becomes part of a collection of stories available for students to read.

Why? Children naturally want to communicate something of meaning to people in their environment. It is no different with the written language system. Children should be exposed to meaningful text from the moment they start to read and even before. Having students reading or writing stories that make little sense is not valuable for them. How does a teacher ensure that meaning is emphasized? There are numerous examples of how teachers create these meaningful reading and writing experiences for their students.

There are a variety of supplemental resources that can be used in this regard. 36 A PRINCIPAL’S GUIDE TO LITERACY INSTRUCTION Conclusions This chapter has focused on several key principles of good literacy instruction: (1) the need to understand the developmental stages of literacy; (2) the importance of balanced literacy instruction that addresses phonemic awareness, vocabulary study, word study, fluency, and comprehension; (3) the importance of offering literacy experiences in all curricular areas; (4) the need for meaningful literacy activities; (5) the role of discussion and oral language in the literacy classroom; and (6) the need to celebrate the diversity of students and staff within the school.

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