Powerful Professional Development

Powerful Professional Development

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Achieve effective, on-site teacher development without breaking the budget! This essential guide to job-embedded staff development helps schools and districts move away from reliance on outside expertise, instead drawing on and developing the experience and skills of their own faculty. The authors provide a complete toolbox of school-based professional development (PD) strategies, with recommendations on which tools to use for different times and settings, guidelines for implementation, and extended examples of each tool in action for a full spectrum of proven, cost-effective PD models, including: Book study and lesson study Action research and professional learning communities Coaching and co-teaching Webinars, podcasts, Open Space Technology, online communities, and much moreBuilding Expertise Within the Four Walls of Your School Diane Yendol-Hoppey, Nancy Fichtman Dana ... her emerging appreciation for more specifically developed rubrics as well as ideas for leading focused individual-writing conferences during the school day. ... As faculty entered the room for their monthly meeting at Park Forest Elementary School, they noticed one wall covered with blank chart paper.

Title:Powerful Professional Development
Author:Diane Yendol-Hoppey, Nancy Fichtman Dana
Publisher:Corwin Press - 2010-02-09


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