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

Second Edition


April 2017 | 232 pages | Corwin

The tips and tricks you need to know to make transfer happen!

We know that the most expensive in-service is the one that teachers do not apply in the classroom. From Staff Room to Classroom offers district-level leaders, staff developers, and instructional coaches sure-fire tools and strategies for delivering professional learning that answers the question, “How can I use this in my classroom?” This resource provides comprehensive, indispensable guidance on: 

  • Effectively reaching and teaching adult learners by understanding their motivations, dispositions, and preferences 
  • The six levels of transfer and seven bridging strategies for supporting teachers as they apply content learned in PD to their classrooms and student interactions
  • Updating professional learning to include technological developments and blended solutions
  • Differentiating PD cross-generationally to promote reflective processing

Instill effective professional development with this guide to raise the rigor of instruction in the classroom and change the culture of your building.

"In From Staff Room to Classroom, Fogarty and Pete take us into their world of improving schools through professional development. The authors are very experienced and thoroughly grounded, high-level practitioners in their specialty.”
—Bruce Joyce, Author of Realizing the Promise of 21st-Century Education

 
Acknowledgments
 
Introduction
 
About the Authors
 
1. A Guide to the Change Process
 
2. A Guide to the Adult Learner
 
3. A Guide to Site-Based Professional Development
 
4. A Guide to the Role of Designing Professional Learning
 
5. A Guide to the Role of Presenting Professional Learning Experiences
 
6. A Guide to the Role of Facilitating Professional Learning
 
7. A Guide to the Role of Coaching Professional Learning
 
8. A Guide to the Anatomy of a Workshop
 
9. A Guide to Sustained Professional Learning
 
References
 
Index

"In From Staff Room to Classroom Fogarty and Pete take us into their world of improving schools through professional development. The authors are very experienced and thoroughly grounded, high level practitioners in their specialty.”

Bruce Joyce
Author of Realizing the Promise of 21st-Century Education

"In From Staff Room to Classroom Fogarty and Pete take us into their world of improving schools through professional development. The authors are very experienced and thoroughly grounded, high level practitioners in their specialty.”

Bruce Joyce
Author of Realizing the Promise of 21st-Century Education
Key features
    • Identifies key roles and stages for  professional development
    • Aligns with the needs of adult learners
    • Key resource for site-based, job-embedded professional learning
    • This edition addresses contemporary developments such as technology/blended learning, differentiation PD by  generational status,  and Standards for Professional Learning

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