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ERIC Number: ED325451
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
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Opening Doors. An Introduction to Peer Coaching. Facilitator's Manual.
Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, Alexandria, VA.
This manual supplies the written materials that accompany or supplement a video program on developing and implementing peer coaching among inservice teachers. The video program consists of two tapes, the first, or main program tape, explaining the process and giving examples, and the second supplementing the first by providing an in-depth look at the conferences highlighted in tape 1 and also showing brief segments of classroom teaching. In this manual, case studies are presented of three school districts that implemented peer coaching in their teaching staffs. A case study discussion guide is also provided. The following related articles are included: (1) "Instructional Growth through Peer Coaching" (Petra Munroe, Jack Elliott); (2) "Team Coaching: Staff Development Side by Side" (Gloria Neubert, Elizabeth Bratton); (3) "Before and After Peer Coaching" (Georgea Mohlman Sparks, Shelley Bruder); (4) "Peer Coaching: One District's Experience in Using Teachers as Staff Developers" (Diana Leggett, Sharon Hoyle); (5) "Professional Growth and Support through Peer Coaching" (Patricia Raney, Pam Robbins); (6) "Teachers Coaching Teachers" (Beverly Showers); (7) "Coaching: A Powerful Strategy for Improving Staff Development and Inservice Education" (Mid-continent Regional Educational Laboratory); (8) "Research Brief: Coaching Teachers" (Far West Laboratory); and (9) "Synthesis of Research on Staff Development for Effective Teaching" (Georgia Mohlman Sparks). (JD)
Descriptors: Collegiality, Elementary School Teachers, Elementary Secondary Education, Inservice Teacher Education, Peer Relationship, Peer Teaching, Professional Development, Staff Development, Tutoring
The Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 1250 N. Pitt St., Alexandria, VA 22349 ($10.00; for set of 2 videotapes $395.00 members; $445 nonmembers; for the main program tape only; $295 members, $335 nonmembers; postage and handling additional for all orders).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers; Administrators; Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, Alexandria, VA.