PSD Literacy Coaches
K-3: Laura Dzialo
4-8: Tanin Powers
9-12: Amanda Turcotte
Independent Reading- A slide deck containing research & strategies to promote independent reading.
Buddy Reading- A slide deck containing expectations for buddy reading in the classroom.
A Note About Reading Levels- An article on Fountas & Pinnell's blog about using reading levels in the classroom.
ReadWriteThink:Resources from the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE)
Teaching Secondary Students to Write Effectively: Practice Guide from the "What Works Clearinghouse"
Unleashing The Unrivaled Power of Literacy [slide deck]: What we've been doing wrong (and how to do it better), based on the most current research and brain science
Which Words Do I Teach and How? [pdf]: A brief introduction to tiered vocabulary instruction