Cultivating Coaching Mindsets: An Action Guide for Literacy Leaders, 1st Edition

  • Rita M. Bean
  • Jacy Ippolito
  • Published By: Learning Sciences International
  • ISBN-10: 1941112684
  • ISBN-13: 9781941112687
  • DDC: 372.6044
  • Grade Level Range: 12th Grade +
  • 304 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2016 | Published/Released July 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2016
  • Price:  Sign in for price



In this book, authors Rita Bean and Jacy Ippolito lay out a detailed framework to help literacy leaders promote the advancement of literacy instruction that improves and deepens learning. They also explore facilitation techniques for providing meaningful feedback while respecting teachers' views and knowledge, supporting teachers as they build their capacity to reflect on and improve literacy learning for all students.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
About the Authors.
1: Remodeling Schools for Effective Literacy Learning: The Case for Coaching.
2: Cultivating Coaching Mindsets: Ways of Thinking and Working Like a Coach.
3: Coaching for Student Success: What 21st Century Literacy Leaders Need to Know.
4: Analyzing and Shaping School Culture: All Systems Go!.
5: Overview: Ways of Working with Teachers.
6: Working with Individual Teachers to Analyze and Transform Instructional Practices.
7: Working with Groups to Establish Schools as Places of Learning.
8: Assessment as a Guide for Student Literacy Learning and School Improvement.
9: Developing, Implementing, and Sustaining School-Wide Literacy Programs.
10: Working with Families and Communities.
11: The Literacy Leader as Lifelong Learner.
12: Coaching Cases: Stories of Coaches and Coaching.
Appendix A: Ways of Thinking and Working Like a Coach Framework.
Appendix B: For Further Study: Resources for Literacy Leaders.
Appendix C: Note-Taking Organizer When Coach Is Modeling Instruction.
Appendix D: Observation Protocol for Content-Area Instruction.
Appendix E: Lesson Analysis Guide for the Post-Observation Conversation.
Appendix F: Developing a Comprehensive Assessment System.
Appendix G: Sample Assessment-Focused Professional Learning Experiences.
Appendix H: Developing a Comprehensive Reading Plan: Questions to Consider.
Appendix I: Action-Planning Guide.
Appendix J: An Adapted Data-Driven Dialogue Protocol from Hudson High School.