ERIC Number: EJ898382
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Jul
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 2
Maurer, Matthew J.
Science and Children, v47 n9 p32-35 Jul 2010
Have you participated in professional development (PD) programs that never met your expectations? Have you found it difficult to find a program that fits well with your academic and pedagogical needs? If so, the author shares your sentiment. In this article, he describes three lessons learned while developing and conducting a PD partnership program. Creating a good fit, fostering a sense of community, and providing time for adequate reflection are essential to teacher involvement.
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, Professional Development, Teacher Improvement, Professional Development Schools, Science Teachers, College School Cooperation
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education; Higher Education
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Virginia