IRA Standard 6:2: states “candidates display positive dispositions related to their own reading and writing and the teaching of reading and writing, and pursue the development of individual professional knowledge and behaviors” (pg. 2).
IRA standard 6:2 supports my reading and writing plan that I will develop to increase effective literacy instruction. This standard is applicable to my profession. My professional goal is to investigate and implement suitable resources and strategies that will support my growth in teaching reading and writing. As a current teacher, I am open to researching numerous methods to strengthen my comprehension of both reading and writing. Gilliland (2015) examines “reading and writing instruction