Assisting With Early Literacy Instruction
A Manual for ParaprofessionalsBook - 2011
Written exclusively for the education paraprofessional, Assisting with Early Literacy Instruction: A Textbook for Paraprofessionals infuses the perfect balance of theory with research-based strategies for teaching reading, writing, pre-reading and pre-writing to a diverse population of students while working under the direction of a qualified professional teacher. Features regular intervals for both personal and professional reflection, practical advice on how to collaborate successfully with supervising teachers, and how to instruct diverse student populations including English Language Learners and special education students. It also utilizes the Preparation-Assistance-Reflection (PAR) research model throughout and features a guide to the ParaPro Assessment from ETS for measuring reading and writing comprehension. An essential book for any paraprofessional’s bookshelf, readers will gain the expertise and confidence they need and desire to teach early literacy skills successfully and confidently in today’s classroom.