Georgia Reading First Professional Learning Year 4 Julie Morrill, Project Director Professional Learning Goal To build state-level capacity to provide building-level support for Reading First implementation To evaluate data from Reading First efforts
To build state-level capacity to provide building-level support for Reading First implementation
To evaluate data from Reading First efforts
To build state-level capacity to use research to inform practice within and beyond Reading First
Joyce, B., & Showers, B. (2002). Student achievement through staff development. Alexandria, VA: ASCD.
Five books have been selected by the Architects for use in RC Study Groups. (We may use portions of some of these plus additional sources to be identified later.)
word recognition: Effective
strategies for students with
learning difficulties. New York:
Templeton, S.R., & Johnston, F.
(2007). Words their way: Word
study for phonics, vocabulary,
and spelling instruction (4th ed.).
Upper Saddle River, NJ:
Teaching word meanings.
Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum
Au, K. H. (2006). QAR now: A
powerful and practical
framework that develops
comprehension and higher-level
thinking in all students. New
(Eds.) (2006). Handbook of early
literacy research (Vol. 2). New
York: Guilford Press.