Literacy Leaders: What Do You Need to Know?
WHAT ARE THE PRIORITY READING SKILLS
- Background & Vocab Knowledge
- Literacy Knowledge
- Language Structures
- Verbal Reasoning
- Phonological Awareness
- Decoding (and Spelling)
- Sight Recognition
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.