Episode 5: How Can We Support Disciplinary Literacy Through Coaching?
As more schools adopt a disciplinary literacy (DL) orientation toward teaching and learning, how might instructional coaching bolster and amplify disciplinary literacy work?
While disciplinary literacy is a relatively new framework for supporting adolescent literacy achievement in the United States, literacy and instructional coaching models have been utilized widely by U.S. schools and districts for decades. As more schools adopt a disciplinary literacy (DL) orientation toward teaching and learning, how might instructional coaching bolster and amplify disciplinary literacy work? In this hour-long webinar, Jacy Ippolito will talk about some of the productive intersections of DL and coaching work, including specific recommendations for school leaders and those who support DL professional learning initiatives.
Ippolito, J., Wilder, P., & Condie, C. (2017, June). The key to effective disciplinary literacy instruction: Inquiries, tasks, and texts that matter to students in K-12. [Web log post]. Retrieved from EdCircuit http://www.edcircuit.com/the-key-to-effective-disciplinary-literacy-instruction/
Ippolito, J., & Fisher, D. (2019). Instructional leadership in disciplinary literacy. Educational Leadership, 76(6), 50-56.
Ippolito, J., & Bean, R. M. (2019). A principal's guide to supporting instructional coaching. Educational Leadership, 77(3), 68-73.
Resources in PP
Bean, R. M., & Ippolito, J. (2016). Cultivating coaching mindsets: An action guide for literacy leaders. West Palm Beach, FL: Learning Sciences International.
Breidenstein, A., Fahey, K., Glickman, C. & Hensley, F. (2012). Leading for powerful learning: a guide for instructional leaders. Teachers College Press. https://www.amazon.com/Leading-Powerful-Learning-Instructional-Leaders/dp/0807753491
Dobbs, C. L., Ippolito, J., & Charner-Laird, M. (2017). Investigating disciplinary literacy: A framework for collaborative professional learning. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Education Press.
Ippolito, J., Dobbs, C. L., & Charner-Laird, M. (2019). Disciplinary literacy inquiry and instruction. West Palm Beach, FL: Learning Sciences International.
Manderino, M., & Castek, J. (2016). Digital Literacies for Disciplinary Learning: A Call to Action. Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy: A Journal from the International Reading Association, 60(1), 79–81. https://doi-org/10.1002/jaal.565
Shanahan, T., & Shanahan, C. (2008). Teaching disciplinary literacy to adolescents: Rethinking content-area literacy. Harvard Educational Review,78(1), 40-59.
- Stanford reading like a historian
- State level resources
- Common Core mathematics
Resources in Chat
Tennessee Department of Ed has a great DL resource that extends beyond the core disciplines https://www.tn.gov/content/dam/tn/education/licensure/ed-prep/Disc_Lit_Approaches.pdf
https://www.schoolreforminitiative.org/ tons of free protocols for working with teams of teachers and leaders
National School Reform also has this https://nsrfharmony.org/protocols/
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