ELM 303 Topic 7 DQ 2
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Many districts employ reading specialists (also known as a literacy coach or reading coach) to assist students who are struggling with their reading, as well as teachers who have struggling readers in their class. Specifically, what are some of the things a reading specialist does or might do? What specialized knowledge and skills should a reading specialist have? Why would working with a reading specialist be an advantage for students or teachers? What might be some of the difficulties or barriers to working with a reading specialist?