ERIC Number: ED285837
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: 0
Continuing to Learn: A Guidebook for Teacher Development.
Loucks-Horsley, Susan; And Others
Operating on the premise that teachers who continue to learn make more effective instructors, this book describes several strategies and approaches for continued teacher development. Activities such as coaching or advising each other, attending institutes, learning and putting into practice new teaching techniques or strategies, or conducting research projects are described. The book also details the conditions necessary for the approach to be successful and lists the benefits to students, teachers, and schools. Issues, concerns, and possible pitfalls are raised. Characteristics of good staff development programs are defined, followed by recommendations concerning ways to establish and improve these programs. Several case studies and evaluation methods are presented. (CB)
Descriptors: Educational Strategies, Elementary Secondary Education, Independent Study, Inservice Teacher Education, Interprofessional Relationship, Program Development, Program Effectiveness, Program Evaluation, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Staff Development
Regional Laboratory for Educational Improvement of the Northeast & Islands, 290 South Main St., Andover, MA 01810 ($10.00).
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Staff Development Council, Oxford, OH.; Regional Laboratory for Educational Improvement of the Northeast & Islands, Andover, MA.