Leading for Literacy
Discipline: Professional Resources, Literacy
Grade(s): PreK - 8
Delivery Method: Print
Author(s): Irene C. Fountas, Gay Su Pinnell
Leading for Literacy: What Every School Leader Needs to Know is an inspiring and practical resource for all school leaders—teacher leaders, literacy coaches, school administrators, and district-level leaders. Filled with useful “look-for” tools for observing literacy teaching and reflecting upon the culture and systems of your school, Leading for Literacy helps school leaders understand key principles of effective literacy teaching and create equitable communities of learning for all students. Leading for Literacy provides guidance for creating a culture of collaborative professionalism, facilitating conversations about effective practice, and making high-impact decisions based on evidence and values identified by the school team. An important resource for every school leader aiming to scale up excellence, Leading for Literacy helps leaders create effective systems for improving the literacy outcomes of all students.