Robinson, L., Egawa, K., Riddle Buly, M., & Coskie, T. (2005). From the coaches' corner: FAQs about literacy coaching. Voices from the Middle, 12, 66-67.
Author: Robinson, L., Egawa, K., Riddle Buly, M., and Coskie, T.
This article is written for administrators in school districts considering implementing literacy coaching as a means of professional development. It answers questions such as: Is this a new fad? Why should we add literacy coaching to our professional development programs? Does the role of the coach include supervising and evaluating teachers? The article briefly outlines the different models of literacy coaching: expert and guided, and where to go to learn more about literacy coaching. It also briefly touches on existing research regarding the effectiveness of literacy coaching and areas where research is still needed. It assures readers that literacy coaching is a field of promise.
Date Added: 09/14/2006
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