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Organizing for literacy

Soffos, Carla
Organizing for Literacy is a professional development series for implementing a balanced early literacy program based on apprenticeship theory. The series presents a complete early literacy resource, with the option of using individual videos to focus on a specific area of need. The programs illustrate the reciprocal nature of teaching and learning across a range of reading and writing events. Each program is designed to allow you to view it in its entirety or to focus on specific literacy components. The videos can also be cross-referenced for evidence of how the same children are applying their knowledge, skills, and strategies across a range of reading, writing, and word-building activities. Since this is an important principle of apprenticeship literacy, a chart for cross-referencing teaching segments across the four programs is included at the end of the viewing guide. About the authors: Carla Soffos is a literacy specialist with the Arkansas Department of Education. She has twenty-one years of experience in education, including teaching in the primary grades and Literacy Coaching. Carla is completing degree requirements for an Educational Specialist in Reading, with a research focus on intervention programs in comprehensive literacy schools. Linda Dorn is a professor of reading education at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, where she is the director of the UALR Center for Literacy. She teaches graduate classes in literacy theory, research, classroom practice, and literacy leadership. She has twenty seven years of experience in education, including teaching at the elementary, intermediate, and college levels. Linda is the primary developer and lead trainer of the partnerships in comprehensive literacy model, a nationally recognized model that uses literacy coaches as agents of change. She has worked with many school districts across the United States and she has collaborated with several state departments on comprehensive literacy initiatives. Carla and Linda Dorn have collaborated on several Stenhouse publications, including the books Shaping literate minds and Scaffolding young writers, and three video series: Results that last, Developing independent learners, and Organizing for literacy.

Organizing for literacy.

[San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2014.

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Originally produced by Stenhouse Publishers in 2006.

Mode of access: World Wide Web.

Soffos, Carla, author.; Dorn, Linda J., author.

Kanopy (Firm)
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