216 pages | 16 B/W Illus.
This comprehensive and authoritative book serves as the road map to your school’s professional development journey. Written for principals, professional development directors, other district leaders, and teacher leaders, Professional Development: What Works shows you how to plan and implement programs that promote teacher growth. Full of helpful case studies, useful resources, and templates, this book guides you in creating an effective, job-embedded professional development program that moves ideas to action.
Special Features in this Revised Edition:
Meet the Author
Part 1: Foundations of Job-embedded Professional Learning
1: Championing Professional Learning
2: Professional and Job-embedded Learning
3: Adult Learning and Professional Growth
4: Framing Professional Learning Efforts
5: Assessing Professional Learning—Did Things Stick?
Part 2: Processes and Models that Support Job-embedded Professional Learning
6: Learning Communities
8: Collaborative Teacher Development: Teacher Study Groups, Whole-Faculty Study Groups, and Book Studies
9: Critical Friends
10: Lesson Study
11: Action Research
13: Stepping Up to the Plate