Partners that Promote Literacy
Community Stakeholders are key partners in ensuring the success of Reading Recovery and our ability to best impact struggling readers catch-up with their peers. Reading Recovery is the most effective when Reading Recovery Teacher Leaders and Teachers build strong relationships with local and community stakeholders, including School and District Leadership, the School Board, Classroom Teachers and parents.
Building stakeholder relationships is not a once-a-year initiative, but a continual process in which you share resources, philosophy and data that demonstrates the value of Reading Recovery and also assist the broader school environment best support early literacy development among all students.
A number of resources exist to help you reflect on how you would like to build those relationships with key stakeholders. Explore these resources, and identify those that are most helpful for your local context.
THE JOURNAL OF READING RECOVERY
Why Phonics (in English) is Difficult to Teach, Lean, and Apply: What Caregivers and Teachers Need to Know
David Reinking and Sharon L. Reinking
Reflecting On Our Practices When the Child Has a Limited Repertoire
Janiece Elzy and Tracee Farmer
Why a Teacher’s Beliefs Matter: Using a Theory of Learning to Explore Instructional Decisions
Debra Crouch and Brian Cambourne
Concepts About Print and Early Reading Behaviors: Considerations When Using eBooks
C.C. Bates, Adria Klein, and Barbara Schubert
Why Reading Recovery Is The Way It Is
Marie M. Clay