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ERIC Number: ED495366
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Jan-9
Pages: 280
Abstractor: ERIC
ISBN: ISBN-978-1-4129-2612-6
Teacher Teams That Get Results: 61 Strategies for Sustaining and Renewing Professional Learning Communities
Gregory, Gayle H.; Kuzmich, Lin
Corwin Press
Sustaining results-oriented team efforts is hard work, and achieving diversified solutions to complex issues over time requires commitment an creativity. To support the momentum of learning communities, this book provides an illustrated collection of ready-to-use tools and examples of plans in action for results-oriented faculty and staff. Focusing on the where, what, why, how, and when to use each of the 61 strategies, best-selling authors Gayle H. Gregory and Lin Kuzmich off the tools a team needs to succeed. The reader will learn to: (1) Create and sustain a growth-oriented climate that encourages feedback and builds trust; (2) Share knowledge and skills to expand and optimize results; (3) Build resilience, develop creative solutions, and manage change; and (4) Determine priorities and create excellence when goal setting, tying data to practice, and analyzing results. An indispensable guide for teachers, teacher leaders, and school administrators, this handbook is ideal for school and district staff serving as meeting and workshop leaders and facilitators. After an introduction, "Tools That Get Results," this book is divided into five sections: (1) Creating a Growth Oriented Culture; (2) Sharing Knowledge and Skills; (3) Building Resilience and Creating Solutions; (4) Determining Priorities and Creating Excellence; and (5) Putting It All Together. The book concludes with a list of references and an index.
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: Elementary Education; Elementary Secondary Education; Secondary Education
Audience: Teachers; Administrators
Language: English
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