Literacy Coach Training. Day 1 August 19, 2013. Outcomes. Teachers will be able to: Understand their role as skillful collaborators in school settings. Understand their own unique collaborative style and how their style contributes to the strength of the Literacy Coach Team.
L – Let yourself be not only a leader but a learner.
E – Expect to learn from the training and each other.
A – Ask questions of us, each other, on the Parking Lot.
D – Discuss freely without constraints. This is a judgement free zone.
E – Excuse yourself for calls and personal needs.
R – Respect each other by silencing electronics.
Effective Collaboration is Essential
The Literacy Coach assists teachers to develop instructional strategies that will help students use and continue to build their literacy skills through content learning.
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Content area literacy coaches are skilled collaborators who function effectively in middle school and/or high school settings.
Content area literacy coaches are skilled instructional coaches for secondary teachers in the core content areas of English language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies.
Content area literacy coaches are skilled evaluators of literacy needs within various subject areas and are able to collaborate with secondary school leadership teams and teachers to interpret and use assessment data to inform instruction.
Content Area Standard
Content area literacy coaches are accomplished middle and high school teachers who are skilled in developing and implementing instructional strategies to improve academic literacy in the specific content area