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ERIC Number: EJ1074512
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Aug
Pages: 6
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 2
ISSN: ISSN-0276-928X
The Big Money Question: Action Research Projects Give District a Clear Picture of Professional Learning's Impact
Dill-Varga, Barbara
Journal of Staff Development, v36 n4 p12-17 Aug 2015
How do districts know if the resources they have allocated to support professional learning in their school district are actually improving the quality of teaching and impacting student performance? In an increasingly challenging financial environment, this is important to know. In this article, a Chicago-area district facing a budget deficit engages in teacher action research projects to determine whether its investment in cooperative learning has paid off. The district developed CLEAR (Cooperative Learning Education Action Research) Project as a mechanism to explore teacher action research.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Illinois