Coming Together As Readers details the ways in which teachers, parents, and communities can collaborate in supporting efforts to develop students' literacy skills and optimize reading proficiency. Ogle draws on her experience as a teacher, professor, and former president of the International Reading Association to provide practical tools and classroom and leadership literacy practices for forging partnerships to build successful reading at all grade levels.
This resource also explains how to use university partnerships to help shape, inform, and support reading, as well as Web sites and tips for working with government and professional organizations.
- suggests ways to include parents
- provides protocols for teachers examining
student work together
- shows how teachers can share their own
personal reading with students
- new chapter looks at how to gain greatest
support from libraries and librarians
Foreword by Dorothy Strickland Author's Foreword Preface About the Author 1. Beginning to Share Literacy 2. Teachers Working Together 3. Building a Literacy Community in the Classroom 4. Working Together With Students' Families 5. Working Together at the School Level 6. Collaborating With State Departments of Education by Eunice Greer 7. Working Together With Communities, Cultures, and the World Bibliography Index