ERIC Number: ED530133
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2012
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Professional Development: What Works. Second Edition
Zepeda, Sally J.
Eye on Education
This top-selling book will serve as the compass and road map to your school's professional development journey. A comprehensive and authoritative resource you will go to again and again, this book helps guide principals, directors of professional development, school/district committees, and other leaders in creating an effective professional development program that moves ideas from knowledge to action. Topics include: (1) Learning Communities; (2) Job-Embedded Learning; (3) Coaching; (4) Teacher Study Groups; (5) Critical Friends; (6) Lesson Study; (7) Portfolios; and (8) And more! Additionally, this book features helpful case studies, useful forms and templates, sample agendas, and other invaluable resources for professional development. The second edition contains the following enhancements: (1) Expanded coverage of job-embedded learning, which is a cost-effective way for administrators to enhance professional development with their staff; (2) More information on the theoretical grounding of professional development with applications that can be readily adapted for use in schools; (3) Updated references and figures to reflect newly published literature on the topics covered; and (4) User-friendly tabs, so you can find and return to your favorite sections time after time.
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Principals, Coaching (Performance), Instructional Leadership, Workplace Learning
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
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