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Leadership for Literacy
Research-Based Practice, PreK-3



October 2003 | 264 pages | Corwin
This book looks at everything we know from research, theory, and practice and compiles it all into one book that provides principals and other administrators with the tools to improve literacy instruction. The strategies are research-based and tested. Not only does Joseph Murphy do a thorough analysis and study of literacy, he also explores the most effective leadership practices that contribute to successful literacy. This is the first book to show the important connections between literacy and leadership practices. This is a must-have book for any Headteacher intent on being an instructional leader for improved literacy
 
Series Introduction
 
Preface
 
About the Author
 
Part I: Laying the Foundations for Success
 
1. Exploring the Foundations of Leadership for Literacy
 
2. Framing Literacy and Leadership
 
3. Examining Reading Performance
 
4. Reviewing the Principles of High Quality Reading Programs
 
Part II: Leading for Literacy
 
5. Promoting Quality Instruction
 
6. Managing Time Productively
 
7. Focusing on Phonics
 
8. Deepening the Curriculum
 
9. Building Effective Prevention and Remediation Programs
 
10. Coordinating the Curricular and Instructional Programs
 
11. Promoting the Learning of Staff
 
12. Collaborating With the Home to Strengthen Literacy Achievement
 
References
 
Index

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