Why Can't We Get It Right?: Professional Development in Our Schools / Edition 1

Why Can't We Get It Right?: Professional Development in Our Schools / Edition 1

by Marsha Speck, Caroll O. Knipe
     
 

ISBN-10: 0761975934

ISBN-13: 9780761975939

Pub. Date: 11/08/2000

Publisher: SAGE Publications

This pioneering and daring book by Speck and Knipe offers new practices to raise student achievement while strongly advocating responsible changes in the policies, structures, and operations of schools.

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This pioneering and daring book by Speck and Knipe offers new practices to raise student achievement while strongly advocating responsible changes in the policies, structures, and operations of schools.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761975939
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
11/08/2000
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
280
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x (d)

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Table of Contents

Foreword - Linda Lambert
Preface
About the Authors
1. Introduction: Essential Questions About Professional Development
2. Focusing Professional Development in a Standards-Based System
3. Creating the Culture for a Learning Community
4. Addressing Teacher Work Concerns Through Professional Development
5. Promoting Individual Growth Through Professional Learning
6. Challenging Districts to Sustain Professional Growth
7. Designing Your Own Model
8. Tools for Implementing a Professional Development Design
9. Evaluating Professional Development
10. Revisiting Past Perspective to Underscore the Need for Change
11. Facing the Emerging Issues and Challenges of Professional Learning
References
Bibliography
Index

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