This top-selling book will serve as the compass and road map to your school’s professional development journey. A comprehensive and authoritative resource you will go to again and again, this book helps guide principals, directors of professional development, school/district committees, and other leaders in creating an effective professional development program that moves ideas from knowledge to action.
- Learning Communities
- Job-Embedded Learning
- Teacher Study Groups
- Critical Friends
- Lesson Study
- And more!
Additionally, this book features helpful case studies, useful forms and templates, sample agendas, and other invaluable resources for professional development.
The second edition contains the following enhancements:
- Expanded coverage of job-embedded learning, which is a cost-effective way for administrators to enhance professional development with their staff
- More information on the theoretical grounding of professional development with applications that can be readily adapted for use in schools
- Updated references and figures to reflect newly published literature on the topics covered
- User-friendly tabs, so you can find and return to your favorite sections time after time