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Reach the Highest Standard in Professional Learning: Implementation
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Reach the Highest Standard in Professional Learning: Implementation

Edited by:

Michael Fullan, Valerie von Frank



September 2014 | 104 pages | Corwin

Implementation IS Effective professional learning!

Learning Forward is a leader in understanding and advancing professional learning that leads to student success. This series explores Learning Forward’s seven Standards for Professional Learning, which outline the characteristics of effective professional learning that, collectively, advance teaching and learning.

In this volume, you’ll get original essays, an inspirational case study, and detailed guidance on “implementing the implementation standard.” Deepen your knowledge of the standards and learn how to:

  • Use professional learning as a powerful lever for long-term change
  • Invest in human and social capital to promote school-wide success through an original “think piece” by Michael Fullan
  • Connect the standards to your site-specific needs

Discover what it takes to implement lasting, high-impact professional learning and practice. This expert resource will show you how! 

 


Stephanie Hirsh
Introduction to the Series
 
The Learning Forward Standards for Professional Learning
 
The Implementation Standard
 
About the Authors
Michael Fullan
1. Implementing the Implementation Standard
Shirley M. Hord
2. Implementation - Where Art Thou?
Valerie von Frank
3. The Case Study
 
Index
Key features
(1) Promotes a deeper understanding of the conditions, processes, and content of effective professional learning to support continuous improvement in leadership, teaching, and student learning.

(2) Provides educators with the learning opportunities and tools to unpack each standard, connect the standard to their own contexts and experiences, and build a common understanding of the qualities of effective professional learning.

(3) Original essays, written by leading experts in the field, challenge existing thinking and promote new, deeper-level understandings of the meaning of the standard.

(4) Explores the in-connectedness of individual standards and cultivates an appreciation for how the standards function in symmetry.

(5) Includes a detailed chapter on implementation and application of the standard to help close the knowing-doing gap and sustain improvements over time.

(6) Original case studies provide inspirational examples of actual districts "getting it right" and educators who have realized the promise of effective professional learning.

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ISBN: 9781452291895
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