ERIC Number: EJ542013
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: 0
The Pattern Quilt Metaphor: Revisiting the PDS Concept.
Maxwell, Sheryl A.
Contemporary Education, v67 n4 p196-99 Sum 1996
One of five articles in the section on the "Promise and Purpose of Professional Development Schools," this article examines the interwoven pieces of professional development schools. It focuses on prioritizing the partnerships through collaborative planning, displaying a distinctive difference in teacher education and school reform, and stimulating systematic service to enhance opportunities for teacher preparation and professional growth. (SM)
Descriptors: College School Cooperation, Cooperating Teachers, Cooperative Planning, Educational Change, Educational Improvement, Higher Education, Inservice Teacher Education, Participative Decision Making, Partnerships in Education, Preservice Teacher Education, Professional Development Schools, Public Schools, Student Teaching, Teacher Improvement
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue title: "Professional Development Schools Revisited."