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

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July 2015 | 120 pages | Corwin

The ultimate collection for building a world-class professional learning program!

This groundbreaking 7-book series, co-developed by Learning Forward and Corwin, closes the "knowing-doing" gap by guiding educational leaders through the process for implementing the Learning Forward Standards for Professional Learning. Each volume tackles an individual standard, providing:

  • Original essays written by leading experts in the field to promote deeper understandings of the meaning of each standard
  • An array of templates, tools, and protocols  to help you design and delivery quality professional learning in your own district or school
  • Case studies of districts "getting it right" and educators who have realized the promise of effective professional learning

Stephanie Hirsh
Introduction to the Series
 
The Learning Forward Standards for Professional Learning
 
The Outcomes Standard
 
About the Authors
Delores B. Lindsey and Randall B. Lindsey
1. Professional Learning Standards Through the Lens of Cultural Proficiency: A Response for Equitable Outcomes
Shirley M. Hord
2. Beginning at the End
Valerie von Frank
3. The Case Study
 
Appendix
 
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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