The Literacy Principal

Leading, supporting, and assessing reading and writing initiatives

As the education community struggles with literacy achievement, skillful leadership has emerged as a distinguishing feature of successful schools. Since The Literacy Principal was first published, it has helped shape the discussion around accountability and successful practices that support both teachers and students. This revised and expanded edition challenges principals to become even more involved in championing literacy in their schools. It examines the role of school leaders at both the elementary and secondary levels.

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As the education community struggles with literacy achievement, skillful leadership has emerged as a distinguishing feature of successful schools. Since The Literacy Principal was first published, it has helped shape the discussion around accountability and successful practices that support both teachers and students. This revised and expanded edition challenges principals to become even more involved in championing literacy in their schools. It examines the role of school leaders at...read more

About the Author(s)

David Booth is Coordinator of Elementary Programs at OISE/University of Toronto. For more than 25 years he has worked with teachers in creating, applying, and evaluating approaches to how children learn to read and write.

Jennifer currently teachers undergraduate and graduate courses in literacy education and conducts research studies in the area of new literacies, multimodality, family literacy, and multiliteracies.

Table of Contents

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Contents
Foreword by Michael Fullan
Introduction: Leading from Within and Without
Chapter 1: Creating a Culture of Literacy in Your School
Chapter 2: Understanding Literacy Principles and Practices
Chapter 3: Creating Literacy Success in Your School
Chapter 4: Assessing from the Inside Out
Conclusion
Afterword
Resources
Index

Product Details

Grade Range: K-12
Media: 160 pp/paper
Year: 2007
Item No: 8216Item No: 8801Item No: B216
ISBN: 978-155138-216-6ISBN: 978-1-55138-801-4ISBN: 978-15513B-216-6

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