The Secondary Literacy Coaching Model: Centrality of the Standards and Emerging Paradigms

Campbell, Mary B.; Sweiss, Caroline I.
March 2010
Journal of Reading Education;Spring/Summer2010, Vol. 35 Issue 3, p39
Academic Journal
Secondary literacy coaching is an initiative aimed at providing effective school-wide literacy leadership and job- embedded professional development for content area teachers, within the context of the Standards for Middle and High School Literacy Coaches (IRA, 2006a). No studies, however, have examined the standards-based literacy coaching model exclusively in high school communities. This study utilizes a survey research design and is the first to analyze existing coaching paradigms of a nationwide sample of high school literacy coaches. The results provide a descriptive view of the standards-based roles of current high school literacy coaches and point the direction for future research.


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