2019-2020 Graduate Academic Catalog

EEDUC 6404 Elevating Literacy Expertise Through Coaching

Coaches, teacher-leaders, and administrators develop their knowledge of the content and instructional practices of effective literacy teaching. They use The Fountas & Pinnell Literacy Continuum and other resources to support their work with the teaching and learning of literacy practices. Participants implement various forms of content-embedded coaching, including intervention and collaborative coaching, and discuss the merits of each model. They explore the link between coaching and professional development designed to support teacher learning within the school environment.