Why Can't We Get It Right?: Designing High-Quality Professional Development for Standards-Based Schools / Edition 2

Why Can't We Get It Right?: Designing High-Quality Professional Development for Standards-Based Schools / Edition 2

by Marsha Speck
     
 

How can we use professional development to provide the best teaching and learning opportunities for all students?

Teachers who know their content and strategies can open a virtual toolbox and take out what they need to help all students become successful. This revised and updated edition explains how educational leaders can design, deliver

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Overview

How can we use professional development to provide the best teaching and learning opportunities for all students?

Teachers who know their content and strategies can open a virtual toolbox and take out what they need to help all students become successful. This revised and updated edition explains how educational leaders can design, deliver, and evaluate collaborative standards-based professional development, and contains:

  • Essential questions about high-quality professional development
  • Information on creating the culture for a learning community
  • Conditions and processes for professional development
  • Suggestions on designing your own model
  • Tools for evaluating and rethinking professional development and learning
  • Strategies for deepening a leader’s impact on a standards-based system

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412906524
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
02/01/2005
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
184
Sales rank:
876,815
Product dimensions:
8.25(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.39(d)

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Table of Contents

Foreword - Dennis Sparks
Preface
Acknowledgments
About the Authors
1. Essential Questions About High-Quality Professional Development
2. Creating the Culture for a Learning Community
3. Conditions and Processes for Professional Development
4. Designing Your Own Model
5. Evaluating Professional Development
6. Rethinking Professional Learning
Resource: Recommended Readings and Web Sites
References
Index

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