By Annemarie B. Jay
This sensible consultant provides potent training options and most sensible practices for reinforcing literacy guide, operating with directors and groups, and boosting pupil functionality throughout all grade degrees.
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For example, Ms. Hargy, a fifth-grade teacher, may be creative in having her students respond to what they read in texts or view on film or software. Her activity-centered classroom seems to motivate her students, as they consistently report that they are having fun doing skits and drawing posters. Although the fifth graders seem busy during their language arts class, they are not necessarily reflective or thoughtful about their literature responses. Her students do not engage in either sustained independent reading or re-reading of the texts to which they are required to respond.
In Resource A, you will find a survey that was conducted by the authors of this text regarding the certification status of reading specialists, literacy coaches, and reading supervisors across the United States. You will notice that only a few states have certification for literacy coaches either listed or pending on their Web sites. If you would like more information about the reading teacher/specialist, supervisor, or literacy coach certificate for a particular state, a contact list including street addresses, telephone numbers, fax numbers, e-mail addresses, and/or Web sites is located in Resource B.
Cognitive Coaching In cognitive coaching, the emphasis is on improving the classroom teachers’ practices by assisting them with refining and expanding their skills (Bean, 2005). For example, after videotaping a lesson, the teacher and the coach could sit down and discuss what went well and what might be improved. The teacher is encouraged to reflect on the specific strengths and weaknesses of the lesson during the conference with the coach. This is the essence of cognitive coaching. The conference becomes a springboard for goal setting for future work with the coach.