The reading specialist and/ or the administrator-responsive to the concerns of content area teachers can alleviate, possibly eliminate, negative teacher reactions and, concomitantly, attain the desired goals by effecting three basic steps in the change model (Solomon, 1977). Through these steps, the reading specialist can bring innovative reading methods to the teaching of specific content.
Grubaugh, S., & Moore, C. A. (1983). The Reading Specialist as an Agent of Change. Reading Horizons, 23 (4). Retrieved from http://scholarworks.wmich.edu/reading_horizons/vol23/iss4/8