Whole-Faculty Study Groups: Creating Professional Learning Communities That Target Student Learning / Edition 3

Whole-Faculty Study Groups: Creating Professional Learning Communities That Target Student Learning / Edition 3

by Carlene U. Murphy, Dale W. Lick
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1412908949

ISBN-13: 9781412908948

Pub. Date: 12/28/2004

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Filled with numerous examples, this best-selling book provides both the practical knowledge and the theoretical foundation necessary to develop successful Whole-Faculty Study Groups.

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Filled with numerous examples, this best-selling book provides both the practical knowledge and the theoretical foundation necessary to develop successful Whole-Faculty Study Groups.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412908948
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
12/28/2004
Series:
1-Off Series
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword - Shirley M. Hord
Preface
Acknowledgments
About the Authors
1. Introduction
2. Enabling Faculties to Become Professional Learning Communities
3. What the Research Tells Us
4. Context: Conditions That Facilitate Change
5. Recognizing and Understanding School Culture
6. Process: A Proven Structure for Collaboration
7. Identifying Student Needs for Targeted Study: The Seven-Step Decision-Making Cycle
8. Content: Curriculum and Instructional Strategies
9. Supporting Synergistic Groups and Learning Teams
10. Sustaining School Improvement Efforts
11. Success: Learning From National, State, District, and Local School Experiences
12. Fourteen Key Lessons
Resource A: Forms
Resource B: Workbook for the Decision-Making Cycle
Resource C: WSFG Rubric
Resource D Clarke Middle School
Resource E: More Action Plans and Logs
Resource F: The Instructional Council
Recommended Reading
References
Index

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