Literacy Unleashed, Accompanying Videos

These videos accompany the book, Literacy Unleashed: Fostering Excellent Reading Instruction Through Classroom Visits, introducing the concepts of the Literacy Classroom Visit Model (LCV), extending the content to help you visualize what it looks like in action, and conveying how principals, literacy leaders, and district administrators can use the LCV structure in their schools and districts.

Principal Joan McDonald shares the value of using the Literacy Classroom Visit process to observe instruction and collect targeted data about literacy learning. 

Principal Pete Otteson shares how using the observational data from the Literacy Classroom Visit process allows him to plan meaningful professional learning that has a positive effect on teacher instruction and student learning. 

Literacy Specialist Heather Knutsen shares how the data from Literacy Visits shared with teachers has supported vast improvement in classroom environments that support literacy and had an amazing effect on developing readers.

Teachers and Leaders in Hastings, Minnesota learn collaboratively and share ideas in professional development and PLC sessions supported by Dr. Bonnie Houck.