Hands On Literacy Coaching

Hands On Literacy Coaching

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Dr. Nancy Boyles integrates literacy instruction and coaching in a step-by-step guide for all literacy coaches.

Using the explicit instruction model—and complete with ready-to-use strategies, charts, checklists, protocols, and teaching scenarios—this book guides coaches in:

  • -The content of literacy coaching:
  • -Setting the stage for literacy learning, building literacy knowledge, and reinforcing literacy knowledge;
  • -Creating and managing a literacy-rich classroom environment;
  • -Identifying when literacy instruction goes off track.


 The “how-to” of literacy coaching:

  • -Adapting techniques to fit teachers’ personalities;
  • -Intervening with strategies to address common problems;
  • -Applying coaching principles; and
  • -Analyzing literacy instruction through teaching scenarios.


Dr. Boyles’ systematic approach, study guide questions, and coaching scaffolds make Hands-On Literacy Coaching a powerful tool for professional development. An additional interactive component allows coaches to read more about the scenarios and to contribute their own insights online. For literacy coaches, administrators, and teachers of all grade levels.

Additional Information

Author Nancy Boyles PhD
Publisher Capstone
Publication Date 2007
Edition No
Pages 152
ISBN13 9780929895536