The Collaborative Teacher: Working Together as a Professional Learning Community

The Collaborative Teacher: Working Together as a Professional Learning Community

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Overview

The Collaborative Teacher: Working Together as a Professional Learning Community by Cassandra Erkens, Chris Jakicic, Lillie G. Jessie

The time of exclusive top-down leadership is over! Only teachers can transform education from inside the classroom, and this book defines best practices of collaborative teacher leadership. Specific techniques, supporting research, expert insight, and real classroom stories illustrate how to work together for student learning, create a guaranteed and viable curriculum, and use data to inform instruction.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781934009369
Publisher: Solution Tree Press
Publication date: 05/28/2008
Pages: 218
Sales rank: 343,918
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

Table of Contents


Foreword   Rebecca DuFour     vii
Introduction   Richard DuFour     1
Working Together for Student Learning     9
The New Teacher Leader: Transforming Education From Inside the Classroom   Cassandra Erkens     11
Creating Intentional Collaboration   Susan K. Sparks     31
Teacher Talk: How Collaboration Gets to the Heart of Great Schools   Thomas W. Many     57
Creating a Guaranteed and Viable Curriculum     77
Too Much to Teach: How to Identify What Matters Most   Chris Jakicic     79
Instructional Improvement From the Inside Out: Lesson Study at Work   Eric Twadell     97
Connecting Curriculum Mapping to Assessment for Learning   Dennis King     119
Using Data to Reach All Students     135
Teaching in the Dark   Lillie G. Jessie     137
Common Assessments: Bridging the Gap Between Teaching and Learning   Ainsley B. Rose     159
An Integrated Response to Learning: Eight Strategies That Work   Sharon V. Kramer     179
Epilogue: A New Era of Spectacular Teachers   Mary Ann Ranells     199

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