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Reach the Highest Standard in Professional Learning

Reach the Highest Standard in Professional Learning

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A Joint Publication with Learning Forward

April 2016 | 136 pages | Corwin

This groundbreaking 7-book series, co-developed by Learning Forward and Corwin, closes the "knowing-doing" gap by guiding educational leaders through the process for implementing the Learning Forward Standards for Professional Learning. Each volume tackles an individual standard, providing:

  • Original essays written by leading experts in the field to promote deeper understandings of the meaning of each 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
Introduction to the Series - Stephanie Hirsh
The Learning Forward Standards for Professional Learning
The Resources Standard
About the Authors  
1. Introduction - Karen Hawley Miles & Anna Sommers
A Comprehensive Framework for Improving Instruction  
A Methodology for Quantifying Professional Growth & Support  
Findings from Professional Growth and Support Spending Analyses  
Opportunities to Shift and Maximize Professional Learning Resources  
Constraints and Challenges  
Ensuring Strong Return on Investment and Financial Sustainability of Professional Growth & Support  
2. TIME: The Resource a School Can Manage to Create More Effective Instruction - Patricia Roy
Restructuring Time for Collaborative Learning  
Engage Faculty Members  
Fulfilling the Promise of Collaborative Time  
Final Word  
3. The Case Study - Valerie Von Frank
Using This Case Study  
Shifting Resources  
Maintaining PLCS, Late Starts  
Instructional Coaches  
Walk-Throughs and Instructional Rounds  
A New Form of Evaluation  
Salina Intermediate School  
Support Staff for Teachers  
Additional Learning Time  
Reducing Professional Learning Not an Option  
Personal Testimonies  

Sample Materials & Chapters

Introduction to the Series

The Resources Standard

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ISBN: 9781452292076

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