Moving towards the Common Core Standards in reading and writing, the time is right for school districts to reform literacy instruction by focusing their instruction around the needs of their diverse student population and the teaching styles of their teachers. There is no better way to do this than through a teacher-created, home-grown literacy program that aligns standards with student needs all while remaining cognizant of the teachers who implement the curriculum.
Elizabeth Birnam is currently a Literacy Facilitator in the city of Dover, NH. and has many years of experience in the classroom and as a Reading Specialist. She lives in Portsmouth, NH. Debora Nary is currently a Literacy Facilitator in the city of Dover in addition to teaching college classes and completing her doctorate in Education. She lives in Dover with her husband and three kids.
Preface Introduction Chapter 1 The Visioning Stage Chapter 2 The Design Stage Chapter 3 The Production Stage Chapter 4 "Facilitating" Change Chapter 5 Investing in Knowledge Chapter 6 Equal Education for All Chapter 7 Oh Yeah? Prove IT! Conclusion You May Be Curious About...