Literacy Collaborative is a comprehensive school improvement model based on the extensive work of literacy experts Irene Fountas and Gay Su Pinnell. The Lesley University Center for Reading Recovery and Literacy Collaborative is a training site for the Literacy Collaborative model.
Literacy Collaborative: Building Teacher Expertise The Literacy Collaborative blended (face-to-face and webinar) professional development model focuses on building in-district and in-school capacity for improving the literacy achievement of all students. The rigorous curriculum is based on a comprehensive language and literacy framework that includes a wide range of individual, small-group, and large-group reading, writing, and word study instruction guided by ongoing assessment.
The Literacy Collaborative model helps schools significantly improve literacy achievement through:
Literacy Collaborative Model
Literacy Coach Training
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Averie Borgaro, Project Manager
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Literacy Collaborative featured as a successful school improvement model in Edweek article, "Turning Teachers into Coaches" (Feb. 29, 2012).