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Research on Professional Development Schools : Teacher Education Yearbook VII - David M. Byrd

Research on Professional Development Schools

Teacher Education Yearbook VII

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Published: 1st March 1999
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Research on Professional Development Schools, " the seventh "Teacher Education Yearbook, " is concerned with the professional development of teachers at every phase of their careers. It focuses on professional development schools (PDSs) and attempts to determine whether collaborative efforts between schools and higher education are paying off in better-educated teachers.

Introduction
Professional Development Schools: Promise and Practice
Collaboration: Building Bridges to Transform Institutional Cultures: Overview and Framework
Effects of Collaboration on Urban Teacher Education Programs and Professional Development Schools
Dream-Keepers, Weavers and Shape-Shifters
Emerging Roles of PDS University Coordinators in Educational Reform
Creating an Equal Partnership for Urban School and Teacher-Education Renewal
A California Experience
Summary
The Transformative Potential of Collaborative Partnerships: Reflections
Contexts for Professional Development Schools: Overview and Framework
Investigating a School-University Partnership through the Lenses of Relationship, Self-Determination, Reciprocal Influence and Expanding Power
Creating Learning Communities of Research and Practice
Participatory Research and Development
Concerns of Professionals Involved in Implementing a Professional Development School
Summary
Contexts for Professional Development Schools: Reflections
Taking Measure of Our Work: Professional Development Schools and the Matter of Leadership: Overview and Framework
Teachers' Stories of Professional Development School Restructuring
Decision Making
Teachers as Leaders
A Question or an Expectation?
Professional Development Schools
A Comprehensive View
Summary
What Can We Learn from These Measures? Reflections
Inquiry in Professional Development School Contexts: Overview and Framework
Understanding Teacher Risk-Taking in a West Texas Professional Development School
Building the Layers of a Learning Community in a School-Based Teacher Education Program
Communities of Reflection, Communities of Support
How the Windham Partnership Mentor Seminars Affected and Supported the Thinking of Mentor Teachers
Summary
Themes for Professional Development Schools: Reflections
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ISBN: 9780803968301
ISBN-10: 0803968302
Series: Teacher Education
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 288
Published: 1st March 1999
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.94 x 15.39  x 1.85
Weight (kg): 0.44