How to Coach Teachers Who Don't Think Like You: Using Literacy Strategies to Coach Across Content Areas

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November 2007



Many districts are implementing a literacy coaching model to help teachers improve in this area. As a literacy coach and trainer of literacy coaches for many years, Bonnie plans to share her experience and expertise in this area to help literacy coaches effectively coach teachers. Bonnie will include data showing student improvement gains from districts she worked with to implement literacy coaching.


Introduction: How to Read This Book
About the Author
1. Moving From Teaching Students to Coaching Teachers
2. Organizing to Save Stress, Time, and Mistakes: Your Personal Tool Kit
3. Coaching Teachers Who Don't Think Like You
4. Coaching in a Variety of Settings: Experienced Coaches Share Their Success Stories
5. Scheduling Time for Coaching
6. Analyzing Coaching Scenarios
7. Using Classroom Demonstrations and Professional Development Workshops as Coaching Tools
8. Using Literacy Strategies Across Content Areas to Improve Student Achievement
9. Coaching Teams of Teachers to Improve Instruction
10. Coaching Teachers to Write and Reflect Upon Their Instructional Practices
11. Coaching Teachers as Writers: The Writing Workshop Model
Final Words
Bibliography and Recommended Web Sites


Consulting Description
Bonnie M. Davis, PhD, is a veteran teacher of more than forty years who is passionate about education. She taught in middle schools, high schools, universities, homeless shelters, and a men's prison. She holds a doctorate in English from St. Louis University and is the recipient of numerous awards, including Teacher of the Year in two public school districts, the Governor's Award for Excellence in Teaching, and the Anti-Defamation League's World of Difference Community Service Award. She has presented at numerous national conferences and currently works in school districts across the country. Dr. Davis' work centers on examining what "we don't know we don't know" about ourselves in order to more effectively teach students who don't look like us. Moving from self reflection to action, her books offer educators culturally responsive, standards-based instructional strategies that bridge culture, language, race, and ethnicity.Dr. Davis's publications include the How to Teach Students Who Don't Look Like You: Culturally Responsive Teaching Strategies(2012);How to Coach Teachers Who Don't Think Like You: Using Literacy Strategies to Coach Across Content Areas (2007); The Biracial and Multiracial Student Experience: A Journey to Racial Literacy(2009); and Creating Culturally Considerate Schools: Educating Without Bias (2012) with coauthor Kim L. Anderson. She is currently working on the Equity 101 Series with Curtin Linton, Executive Vice President of School Improvement Network.


"Teachers and college-level education courses will find an excellent, refreshing survey of coaching techniques. An essential guide to growth and understanding and flexibility that builds applied techniques for the real-world classroom."
EAN: 9781412949095
ISBN: 1412949092
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: November 2007
Seitenanzahl: 213 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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