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Reach the Highest Standard in Professional Learning: Implementation

Reach the Highest Standard in Professional Learning: Implementation

Edited by:

Michael Fullan, Valerie von Frank

November 2014 | 104 pages | Corwin

Implementation IS Effective professional learning!

Learning Forward is a leader in understanding and advancing professional learning that leads to student success. This series explores Learning Forward’s seven Standards for Professional Learning, which outline the characteristics of effective professional learning that, collectively, advance teaching and learning.

In this volume, you’ll get original essays, an inspirational case study, and detailed guidance on “implementing the implementation standard.” Deepen your knowledge of the standards and learn how 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

Discover what it takes to implement lasting, high-impact professional learning and practice. This expert resource will show you how! 


Stephanie Hirsh
Introduction to the Series
The Learning Forward Standards for Professional Learning
The Implementation Standard
About the Authors
Michael Fullan
1. Implementing the Implementation Standard
Shirley M. Hord
2. Implementation - Where Art Thou?
Valerie von Frank
3. The Case Study

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ISBN: 9781452291895