Literacy Leaders: What Do You Need to Know?

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Literacy Leaders: What Do You Need to Know?

WHAT ARE THE PRIORITY READING SKILLS

Language Comprehension

  • Background & Vocab Knowledge
  • Literacy Knowledge
  • Language Structures
  • Verbal Reasoning

Word Recognition

  • Phonological Awareness
  • Decoding (and Spelling)
  • Sight Recognition

Skilled Reading

Fluent execution & coordination of word recognition and text comprehension.

cite: Scarborough, 2001

HOW TO SUPPORT TEACHERS WITH IMPLEMENTING EVIDENCE-BASED LITERACY PRACTICES

Workshops, coaching, and professional learning communities can be leveraged to provide teachers with ongoing, job-embedded support and feedback geared toward improving their practices.

HOW TO EVALUATE, PRIORITIZE, PLAN & IMPLEMENT AN EFFECTIVE READING MODEL

By creating a culture of continuous improvement, effective school leaders are always working with staff to make their multi-tiered systems of support in reading more e cient and effective for students.