ERIC Number: EJ726039
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Nov-1
Reference Count: N/A
Collaborative Learning Communities: Building Leadership in a High School English Department
Livesay, Mary Ellen; Moore, Carol Ann; Stankay, Roger J.; Waters, Mary Jean; Waff, Diane; Gentile, Claudia A.
English Journal, v95 n2 p16 Nov 2005
Teachers and administrators can help make sustainable educational improvements in high schools. By being systematically reflective about teaching and learning and seeing themselves collectively as agents of change in the interest of academic quality and excellence. The English teachers at Trenton Public School District, New Jersey, have created collaborative learning communities and have engaged in the process of self-development that builds on unique strengths of students and teachers.
Descriptors: English Teachers, English Departments, High Schools, Instructional Leadership, Reflective Teaching, Cooperative Learning, Educational Quality, Change Agents, Educational Improvement
National Council of Teachers of English, 111 W. Kenyon Road, Urbana, IL 61801-1096. Web site: http://www.ncte.org/journals
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: High Schools
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: New Jersey