Reach The Highest Standard In Professional Learning

Author: Karen Hawley Miles
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 145229206X
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Part of a series on Learning Forward’s seven Standards for Professional Learning, this volume offers creative strategies for prioritizing, monitoring, and coordinating the resources required for educator learning and student success. This book includes: An original essay on how school systems can reconfigure people, time, technology, and money to improve and sustain educator growth Implementation strategies, practical tools, and specific examples for maximizing resources—especially time—for teacher learning A case study of how Dearborn Public Schools, Michigan, shifted existing resources to drive professional learning despite tough economic times

Reach The Highest Standard In Professional Learning Data

Author: Thomas R. Guskey
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1452291764
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When teachers use data effectively, students see results. Part of a series on Learning Forward’s seven Standards for Professional Learning, this volume guides teachers and school leaders toward successful data-based decision making—an essential component of effective professional learning and school development. The book’s features include: An original “think piece” by Thomas Guskey on using data in deliberate and thoughtful ways Specific implementation strategies that focus on analyzing student, educator, and system data and assessing progress A detailed case study of one district’s journey to successful use of data and how it led to measurable improvement in student achievement

Reach The Highest Standard In Professional Learning Learning Communities

Author: Shirley M. Hord
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1452291837
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Part of a groundbreaking 7-book series, co-developed by Learning Forward and Corwin, this book closes the "knowing-doing" gap by guiding educational leaders through the process for implementing the Learning Forward Standard for Professional Learning: Learning Communities. Tackling the Learning Communities standard, it provides: Original essays written by leading experts in the field to promote deeper understandings of the meaning of the Learning Communities standard An array of templates, tools, and protocols to help you design and delivery quality professional learning in your own district or school Case studies of districts "getting it right" and educators who have realized the promise of effective professional learning.

Reach The Highest Standard In Professional Learning Implementation

Author: Michael Fullan
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1452291888
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Your path to implementation success starts here! Get the knowledge and know-how to put Leaning Forward’s Standards of Professional Learning into practice with this thoroughly researched book from recognized leaders in the field. Deepen your knowledge of the standards and learn to: Use professional learning as a powerful lever for long-term change Invest in human and social capital to promote school-wide success through an original “think piece” by Michael Fullan Connect the standards to your site-specific needs Includes an overview of the standard, an inspirational case study, and, an array of practical tools. Discover what it takes to implement lasting, high-impact improvements in teaching and learning. This expert resource will show you how!

Reach The Highest Standard In Professional Learning

Author: Karen Seashore Louis
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1452292124
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Make your school a place where professional learning thrives This volume, part of Learning Forward’s series on its seven Standards for Professional Learning, shows school leaders how to orchestrate a learning environment that empowers teachers to take charge of their own development. Features include: An original essay by Karen Seashore Louis on creating a school culture where all adults are part of the enterprise of continuous learning Strategies, tools, and examples focused on the leader’s role in promoting professional learning A case study of one district’s success in improving outcomes for students by building trust, developing collaborative capacity, and fostering leadership at all levels

Learning Together Leading Together

Author: Shirley M. Hord
Publisher: Teachers College Press
ISBN: 9780807744116
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Increasingly the education world is recognizing that the development of learning communities is an effective means for improving schools without increasing the budget or adding new programs. This indispensible volume offers practical advice gathered from 22 schools (elementary, middle, and high schools) that have successfully modeled or are creating professional learning communities.

Opening Doors To Equity

Author: Tonya Ward Singer
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1452292221
Size: 54.49 MB
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The transformative professional learning model that advances equity in your school! How do we make educational equity a reality, lesson by lesson? Author Tonya Singer shows how team observation and learning can strengthen schools and support educational achievement by all students. Including video clips of actual teams, this book helps to: Implement best practices for observation-based professional learning Work as a team to create a culture of deep collaboration that closes opportunity gaps among students Use observation-based data to better reach culturally and linguistically diverse learners Develop and implement strategies that build students’ skills for future success

Having Hard Conversations

Author: Jennifer Abrams
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1452295662
Size: 58.45 MB
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Speak with clarity, confidence, and courage! Many educators struggle with discussing difficult issues with colleagues. This insightful book helps readers effectively lead challenging conversations with supervisees, peers, and supervisors. Emphasizing initiative and preparation as keys to a successful conversation, the author’s step-by-step approach provides: Thought-provoking questions and first-person accounts that help build communications skills Advice on overcoming personal hesitation about expressing concerns Guidance on goal setting and choosing the best “what-where-and-when” for a productive discussion Sample scripts and other interactive tools to help educators prepare for the conversation and achieve positive outcomes

Leading Professional Learning Communities

Author: Shirley M. Hord
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1452294259
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Imagine all professionals in all schools engaged in continuous professional learning! Education experts Shirley M. Hord and William A. Sommers explore the school-based learning opportunities offered to school professionals and the principal's critical role in the creation, development, and support of an effective professional learning community (PLC). This book provides school leaders with readily accessible information to guide them in initiating and developing a PLC that supports teachers and students. Using field-tested examples, the text illustrates how this research-based school improvement model can help educators: Increase leadership capacity Embed professional development into daily work Create a positive school culture Develop accountability Boost student achievement

Leading Professional Learning Teams

Author: Susan E. Sather
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1452272972
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Developed by Education Northwest (formerly NWREL), this guide offers a data-driven model for implementing professional learning teams to strengthen teacher collaboration, improve instruction, and increase student achievement.