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Advances in Community Thought and Research : Research in Professional School Development - Irma N. Guadarrama

Advances in Community Thought and Research

Research in Professional School Development

By: Irma N. Guadarrama (Editor), John Ramsey (Editor), Janice Nath (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 30th September 2005
ISBN: 9781593110338
Number Of Pages: 352

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The collection of papers in this volume have a combined synergy that exudes a sense of hope and confidence that our progress in the Professional Development Schools research movement has been substantial and vibrant, even though some would argue that the strides are not enough nor fast enough to make a significant difference. However, no one can argue the fact that our efforts are indeed crucial to the improvement of education for all students and in that sense, Professional Development Schools Research is definitely on track.

Introduction
Examining how school-based partners bring PDS to life : NCATE standards in their own wordsp. 3
Conditions of inquiry within PDS relationshipsp. 29
Are new teachers prepared in a PDS-based certification program really better?p. 47
Creating a quantitative snapshot of a learning community using dynamicsp. 65
Optimizing professional development school relationships : collaborating to prepare general preservice teachers to succeed in inclusive classroomsp. 93
From professional development to project : a professional development school's partnership in progressp. 111
An interprofessional response to latino students at risk of dropping out : the roosevelt high school pilot programp. 133
Using GESA with practicing and preservice teachers to work toward equity in a professional development schoolp. 163
From dialogue to practitioner research in professional development schools : being intentional about student learningp. 191
Using inquiry projects to promote reflective practice : mixed results from a study of forty-seven internsp. 207
Exploring the role of laptop computers in a field-based elementary methods coursep. 223
Preservice teachers, PDSs, and parents : an autoethnography on teaching reading beyond the university wallsp. 235
Professional development schools - a gift for the giftedp. 253
Coteaching for deep understanding : discovering core beliefs about our craftp. 267
Peer support in professional development schools : an unexpected boon for teacher educationp. 287
A PDS in name only : a mismatch between mission and reality of practicep. 299
Locating the authority of knowledge : some postmodern implications for PDSsp. 315
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ISBN: 9781593110338
ISBN-10: 1593110332
Series: Research in Professional School Development
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 352
Published: 30th September 2005
Publisher: Information Age Publishing
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.6  x 2.0
Weight (kg): 0.67