Professional Development

Professional Development

Recommended Reading on Professional Development

  • Allen, et. al. The Facilitator’s Book of Questions: Tools for Looking Together at Student and Teacher Work, Teachers College Press, Columbia University, 2004.
  • Crocket, ed. Building Professional Collaborative Cultures Toolkit, Disney’s American Teachers Awards, 2003. (multiple copies)
  • ٲԲ. The Reflective Educator’s Guide to Classroom Research:  Learning to Teach and Teaching to Learn through Practitioner Inquiry, Corwin Press, 2003.
  • DuFour. On Common Ground: The Power of Professional Learning Communities, National Education Service, 2005.
  • DuFour. Whatever It Takes: How Professional Learning Communities Respond When Kids Don’t Learn, Solution Tree, 2004.
  • Ա. The Enlightened Eye: Qualitative Inquiry and the Enhancement of Educational Practice, Merrill Prentice Hall, 1998.
  • Hyerle. Thinking Maps: Tools for Learning (training notebook). 2006
  • Johnson. Building Effective Professional Development in Elementary School: Designing a Path for Excellent Teaching, Routledge, 2018.
  • Joyce, ed.  Changing School Culture through Staff Development, ASCD, 1990.
  • Joyce & Showers.  Student Achievement through Staff Development, 3rd Edition, ASCD, 2002.
  • Kachur. Engaging Teachers in Classroom Walkthroughs, ASCD, 2013.
  • Ա. Pathways: Charting a Course for Professional Learning, Heinemann, 2004.
  • 𱹾. Energizing Teacher Education with Professional Development with Problem-Based Learning, ASCD, 2001.
  • ɾ. Lesson Study: A Handbook of Teacher-led Instructional Change, Research for Better Schools, 2002.  (2 copies)
  • . Building a Professional Culture in Schools, Teachers College Press, 1988.
  • ѲپԱ-Ѿ. Breaking Through to Effective Teaching: A Walk-Through Protocol Linking Student Learning and Professional Practice, UCLA School of Management, 2008.
  • McLaughlin, et. al. Professional Portfolio Models:  Applications in Education, Christopher Gordon Publishers, 1998.
  • McLaughlin. Building School-Based Teacher Learning Communities: Professional Strategies to Improve Student Achievement, Teachers College Press, 2006.
  • Meyers. Taking Action with Teacher Research, Heinemann, 2003.
  • ʴDZdz. Improving Student Learning One Teacher at a Time, ASCD, 2007.
  • Rodgers and Pinnell.  Learning from Teaching in Literacy Education:  New Perspectives on Professional Development, Heinemann, 2002.
  • Speck and Knipe.  Why Can’t We Get It Right? Professional Development in Our Schools, Corwin Press, 2001.
  • WestEd. Teachers Who Learn Kids Who Achieve: A Look at Schools with Model Professional Development. WestEd, 2000.
  • Wilcox & Tomei.  Professional Portfolios for Teachers:  A Guide for Learners, Experts, and Scholars, Christopher Gordon Publishers, 1999.

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