Fulfilling the Needs of Teachers: Five Stepping Stones to Professional Learning

Fulfilling the Needs of Teachers: Five Stepping Stones to Professional Learning

by Andrea L. Ray

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Overview

Fulfilling the Needs of Teachers gives teacher educators the power to reach a teacher's mind and soul. This book guides educators through a five-step process for creating design tasks. Design tasks are multi-dimensional professional learning activities that develop teachers' understandings, skills, and abilities by presenting knowledge in a context that affects his or her beliefs, attitudes, and emotions.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781475835007
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 06/18/2018
Series: Professional Learning Environment Series
Pages: 290
Product dimensions: 6.92(w) x 10.07(h) x 0.72(d)

About the Author

Andrea L. Ray is a visionary in professional learning design. She believes passionately in the power of teachers to prepare children for future roles that do not yet exist.

Table of Contents

Dedication
Epigraph
Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgement
Introduction
Part One: The Big Picture
1: Stopping the Insanity
2: Making Existing Models Obsolete
3: What Nobody Has Thought Yet
4: Providing Conditions for Learning
Part Two: Classroom-Centered Tasks
5: Selecting Entry Points
6: Personalizing Professional Learning
7: Determining Best Fit
Part Three: Learning-Centered Tasks
8: Reinforcing Resiliency
9: Beyond What You Have Mastered
10: The Other Side of Fear
Part Four: Understanding-Centered Tasks
11: Influencing Teachers’ Emotions
12: Seeing Where You Have Been
13: Testing What You Think You Know
Part Five: Progress-Centered Tasks
14: Fulfilling Teachers’ Needs
15: Moving Closer to the Truth
16: Imposing a Coherence of Their Own
Part Six: Influencing Teachers’ Emotions (An Excerpt)
17: Unleashing a New Form of Energy
Appendices
A: Identifying and Defining Connections
B: Selecting Focal Points
C: Developing Instructional Goals
D: Linking Students’ Learning Outcomes to Teachers’ Professional Learning
E: Measuring Teachers’ Sense of Efficacy
F: The Geneva Emotion Wheel
G: Teacher Motivation for Professional Development
Glossary
About the Author

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