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Title Teacher collaboration for professional learning : facilitating study, research, and inquiry communities / Cynthia Lassonde, Susan Israel, editors ; foreword by Janice F. Almasi
Published San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, ©2009


Description 1 online resource (xx, 184 pages) : illustrations
Contents Teacher Collaboration for Professional Learning: Facilitating Study, Research, and Inquiry Communities; Contents; List of Figures, Tables, and Exhibits; Foreword; Preface; ORGANIZATION OF THE BOOK; HOW TO USE THIS BOOK; ORGANIZING A STUDY GROUP; THE TONE OF THE BOOK; MOVING FORWARD; Acknowledgments; The Authors; The Contributors; Part 1: Why Support Collaborative Research?; Chapter 1: Improving Teacher Professional Learning; INTRODUCTION; WHAT IS TEACHER RESEARCH?; COLLABORATION AT WORK: OUR EXPERIENCES; THE RATIONALE; OUR SURVEY; THE BENEFITS; Chapter 2: Initiating Educational Improvements
Summary Teacher Collaboration for Professional Learning contains the essential information, tools, and examples teachers and school leaders need to create, manage, and sustain successful collaborative groups. Designed to be a hands-on resource, this practical guide shows you how to:. Advocate for collaborative teacher learning;. Develop and sustain collaborative research groups;. Organize and conduct productive research projects;. Address issues of ethics, leadership, and group dynamics;. Evaluate and sustain collaborative learning activities. Based on data from a major survey, Teacher Collaboration f
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
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Subject Teachers -- In-service training -- United States
Teachers -- Professional relationships -- United States
Professional learning communities -- United States
EDUCATION -- Professional Development.
Professional learning communities
Teachers -- In-service training
Teachers -- Professional relationships
United States
Form Electronic book
Author Lassonde, Cynthia A
Israel, Susan E
LC no. 2009033971
ISBN 9780470553961