This rubric was developed to assist teachers and administrators in effectively implementing a research-based English/Language Arts instructional program. The criteria attached are consistent with Teaching Children to Read (the Report of the National Reading Panel, 2000), Developing Literacy in Second-Language Learners: Report of the National Literacy Panel on Language-Minority Children and Youth (2006), the Common Core State Standards, and the Every Student Succeeds Act. READ MORE
The Word Intelligence program is designed to boost the vocabulary and word knowledge of struggling adolescent readers, including English learners. This content-rich vocabulary supplemental program is designed to augment a standard English course for students who are able to decode and read with relative fluency, yet lack vocabulary. This lack of vocabulary can in turn impact comprehension, causing students to fall behind their peers and struggle with content. READ MORE
Coaches are a powerful force in helping ensure effective reading instruction throughout a school. Below are resources you can use to support your coaching practice.
Generic description for an elementary reading coach position.
Checklist of effective coach behaviors that can be used as a self-evaluation tool and a list of qualities to look for in a coach.