ERIC Number: EJ592640
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
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The Development of Professional Developers: Learning To Assist Teachers in New Settings in New Ways.
Stein, Mary Kay; Smith, Margaret Schwan; Silver, Edward A.
Harvard Educational Review, v69 n3 p237-69 Fall 1999
As teachers learn new ways of teaching, facilitators of teacher professional development must relearn their craft, expanding beyond workshops and courses and balancing interpersonal sensitivity with the need to challenge prevailing practices and beliefs. The goals of professional development should be to develop teachers as individuals and foster self-sustaining learning communities. (SK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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