From Staff Room to Classroom: A Guide for Planning and Coaching Professional Development

From Staff Room to Classroom: A Guide for Planning and Coaching Professional Development

By: Brian M. Pete (editor), Robin J. Fogarty (editor)Hardback

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This new book from a leading staff developer gathers together a wealth of tools, strategies and advice on developing, delivering and coaching professional development. With so many new initiatives and requirements to be incorporated into classroom teaching and assessment, this resource gives school leaders, staff developers and consultants everything they need to successfully guide staff to greater effectiveness and ultimately benefit student achievement. The book is built around four critical roles of the staff developer, and provides the knowledge base, skills, and tools for success. Photocopiables for helping staff process and transfer new learning are also included. This resource also presents important information about customizing professional development for the needs of adult learners, sustaining and extending new strengths, and promoting the critical transfer of new learning into practice. Strategies and questions to promote reflective processing are threaded throughout. From Staff Room to Classroom offers readers guidance as well as practical know-how and how-to distilled from the career experience of a distinguished international professional developer.

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About Author

Brian M. Pete is president of The Education Associates, an international consulting firm, and cofounder of Robin Fogarty & Associates. He has a rich background in professional development and has worked in and videotaped classroom teachers and professional experts in schools throughout the United States, Europe, Asia, Australia, and New Zealand. Pete's work on educational videos include Best Practices: Classroom Management and Best Practices: Active Learning Classrooms. He is the coauthor of books that include From Staff Room to Classroom (Corwin Press 2007), and titles from the Nutshell Collection, which include How to Differentiate Learning, Data!Dialogue! Decisions!, Twelve Principles That Make the Difference, Nine Best Practices That Make the Difference, Close the Achievement Gap, The Adult Learner, and A Look at Transfer.

Contents

Acknowledgments Acknowledgments From the Publisher Introduction A Look at the Book A Peek at the Chapter Highlights An Invitation About the Authors 1. A Guide to the Change Process The Change Process Tools to Use 2. A Guide to the Adult Learner The Adult Learner Tools to Use 3. A Guide to Site-Based Professional Development Evolution of Professional Development Tools to Use 4. A Guide to the Role of Designing Professional Learning Desiging Role Three Essential Elements Tools to Use 5. A Guide to the Role of Presenting Professional Learning Experiences The Presenting Role Tools to Use 6. A Guide to the Role of Facilitating Professional Learning The Facilitating Role Tools to Use 7. A Guide to the Role of Coaching Professional Learning The Coaching Role Tools to Use 8. A Guide to the Anatomy of a Workshop The Training Model That Works A Classic Example Tools to Use 9. A Guide to Sustained Professional Learning Professional Learning Communities Tools to Use Bibliography Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 19/12/2006
  • ISBN13: 9781412926034
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 176
  • ID: 9781412926034
  • ISBN10: 1412926033

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