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Selected References for Professional Development in Literacy

Ball, D. L., & Cohen, D. K. (1999). Developing practice, developing practitioners. In L. Darling-
Hammond & G. Sykes (Eds.), Teaching as the learning profession: Handbook of policy and
practice (pp. 127-150). San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.
Borko, H. (2004). Professional development and teacher learning: Mapping the terrain. Educational
Researcher, 33 (8), 3-15.
Bransford, J., Brown, A., & Cocking, R. (Eds.) (2000). How people learn. Washington. DC:
National Academy Press.
Crockett, Michele D. (2002). Inquiry as professional development: Creating dilemmas through teachers’
work. Teaching and Teacher Education, 18 (5), 609-24.
Darling-Hammond, L., & Bransford, J. (Eds.) (2005). Preparing teachers for a changing
world: What teachers should learn and be able to do. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.
Darling-Hammond. L., & Sykes, G. (Eds.) (1999). Teaching as the learning profession:
Handbook of policy and practice. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.
Desimone, L. M., Porter, A. C., Birman, B. F., Garet, M. S., & Yoon, K. S. (2002). How do district
management and implementation strategies relate to the quality of the professional development
that districts provide to teachers? Teachers College Record, 104, 1265 – 1312.
Elmore, R. F., & Fuhrman, S. H. (2001). Holding schools accountable: Is it working? Phi Delta Kappan,
83(1), pp. 67 – 72.
Guskey, T. R. (2005). Taking a second look at accountability. Journal of Staff Development, 26(1), 10 –
Joyce, B., & Showers, B. (2002). Student achievement through staff development (3rd ed.).
Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.
Kinnucan-Welsch, K., Rosemary, C. A., & Grogan, P. (2006). Accountability by design in
literacy professional development. The Reading Teacher, 59 (5), 426-435.
Learning First Alliance. (2000). Every child reading: A professional development guide.
Baltimore, MD: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.
Newmann, F. M. & Associates (1996). Authentic achievement: Restructuring schools for
intellectual quality. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.
Rodgers, A., & Rodgers, E. M. (2007). The effective literacy coach: Using inquiry to support
teaching and learning. New York: Teachers College Press.
Rosemary, C. A., Roskos, K. A., & Landreth, L.K. (2007). Designing professional development
in literacy: A framework for effective instruction. New York: The Guilford Press.
Taylor, B. M., Pearson, P. D., Peterson, D. S., Rodriguez, M. C. (2005). The CIERA school change
framework: An evidenced-based approach to professional development and school reading
improvement. Reading Research Quarterly, 40, 40 – 68.
Tharp, R. G., & Gallimore, R. (1988). Rousing minds to life: Teaching, learning, and schooling in social
context. New York: Cambridge University Press.

International Reading Association. (2004). Standards for reading professionals, revised 2003.
Newark, DE: Author.
International Reading Association. (2004). The role and qualifications of the reading coach in the United
States: A position statement of the International Reading Association. Newark, DE: Author.