Karen Tankersley

Biography

Karen Tankersley is a long-time teacher, administrator, reading specialist and expert in teaching reading. She is the author of the ASCD series, the Threads of Reading. She has helped schools and districts all over the U.S. improve student achievement in literacy. She lives in Arizona with her husband and two yorkies. She enjoys reading, travel and writing. She has recently written several non-fiction books on mammals and unique sea animals for students between 9-14. You can find these books as well as her Threads of Reading Books at your favorite book retailers.

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Coaching the Threads of Reading: Helping Teachers Build Reading Success
Coaching the Threads of Reading is the "how to" book for literacy coaches that explores specifically what skills and strategies literacy coaches should be helping teachers develop in the K-12 classroom. This book describes what effective reading looks like at all levels and provides important suggestions on how to help teachers become more competent and confident in their reading instruction.

Books

Coaching the Threads of Reading: Helping Teachers Build Reading Success
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Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 58,370. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching methods & materials / language arts
Coaching the Threads of Reading is the "how to" book for instructional coaches on ELA instruction. The book describes effective reading from primary through high school and helps coaches build teacher skills and self-confidence in reading instruction. Teacher reflection surveys are included to help coaches plan where to focus their energy & support. This book is from the Threads of Reading series.
How to Help Your Child Become a Great Reader: Easy Literacy Games and Activities to Do at Home
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 30,520. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Absentee parents
In this book, reading expert, Karen Tankersley provides hundreds of practical ideas, easy to play games and activities to engage the whole family in literacy building. Learn how reading develops, how parents can make reading a household priority, and help their children become great readers. Contains suggestions for books for various age groups and information on ways to help struggling readers.

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