About the Author
From Philosophy to Action
Conclusions: A Word About Imagination
Introduction: Three Metaphors for Literacy Coaching
Metaphor II: Nesting Dolls
Metaphor III: Phases of the Moon
1. Defining and Clarifying Your Role
Opening Thoughts: Finding Ourselves
Coaching Connection: Living Horizontal in a Vertical World
Related Research: Four Schools, Three Literacy Coaches, and 160 Teachers
Tools for Defining and Clarifying Your Role
A Coaching Story: Crossing Lines
Coaching Connection: Wet Cement in the Threshold
Taking Chapter 1 Personally: How Are You Defining and Clarifying Your Role?
2. Stepping Into the Work of Literacy Coaching
Opening Thoughts: Big Shoes
Coaching Connection: Sitting Big
Related Research: What Can a Coach Do for You?
Tools for Stepping Into the Work of Literacy Coaching
A Coaching Story: Quality Over Quantity
Coaching Connection: One Piece at a Time
Taking Chapter 2 Personally: How Are You Stepping Into Your Work as Literacy Coach?
3. Stretching Yourself
Opening Thoughts: Risky Business
Coaching Connection: Coaches Worth Their Salt
Related Research: Reflecting With Others
Tools for Stretching Yourself
A Coaching Story: Reading With a Different Lens
Coaching Connection: Yoga and Honoring Resistance
Taking Chapter 3 Personally: How Are You Stretching Yourself?
4. Developing and Supporting Learning Communities
Opening Thoughts: Smart Work
Coaching Connection: Red Grapes or Green Grapes
Related Research: Learning to Learn
Tools for Supporting and Developing Learning Communities
A Coaching Story: Modeling in Professional Learning
Coaching Connection: The Rubik's Cube
Taking Chapter 4 Personally: How Are You Developing and Supporting Learning Communities in Your School?
5. Coaching Individual Teachers
Opening Thoughts: Records on the Run
Coaching Connection: Thinking Outside the Mailbox
Related Research: Feedback and Situated Identities
Tools for Coaching Individual Teachers
A Coaching Story: Learning to Script Lessons
Coaching Connection: Just What I Needed
Taking Chapter 5 Personally: How Will You Work With Individual Teachers?
6. Documenting Your Work, Managing Your Time
Opening Thoughts: Matters of Time
Coaching Connection: Drumming Class
Related Key: Energy and Time
Tools for Documenting Your Work and Managing Your Time
Coaching Story: Play Fast
Coaching Connection: Machines That Make the Work Harder
Taking Chapter 6 Personally: How Do You Document Your Work and Manage Your Time?