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Jensen, Ben; Sonnemann, Julie; Roberts-Hull, Katie; Hunter, Amélie – National Center on Education and the Economy, 2016
This report illustrates how four high-performing systems--British Columbia (Canada), Hong Kong, Shanghai (China) and Singapore--developed their teacher professional learning. The report and accompanying materials are designed as a resource for teachers, school leaders and policymakers wanting to improve teacher professional learning in their…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Faculty Development, Teacher Education, Program Development
Robb, Laura – 2000
An effective teacher must continue to learn, problem-solve, and respond to the evolving needs of his or her students. Ideally a culture of inquiry, reflection, and self-evaluation should develop. Voluntary inquiry-based reflection identifies problems and issues within a school and allows teachers and administrators to develop professional study…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Faculty Development, Inquiry, Reflective Teaching
Fitzpatrick, Kathleen A. – 1985
The Center for Educational Policy and Management at the University of Oregon has developed a professional development term for improving teaching skills of secondary school teachers. The content of the program has been drawn from two major categories of instructional research: (1) classroom management and organizational strategies that promote and…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Classroom Environment, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education
Rothstein-Fisch, Carrie; Trumbull, Elise; Greenfield, Patricia – 1999
This publication describes a model for faculty development in the area of immigrant Latino students. The Bridging Cultures Project was developed to address: how teacher professional development would affect teachers' understanding of how differing values could lead to conflict between home and school; how teachers could translate such…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Cultural Relevance, Culturally Relevant Education, Diversity (Student)
Kansas State Board of Education, Topeka. – 1992
Consistent with educational reform efforts, the Quality Performance Assessment (QPA) Process Module was designed to disseminate information about the QPA Process, and to be a training vehicle so that members of the Kansas State Board of Education Outcomes Education Team and the Kansas education community might have the knowledge base necessary to…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Improvement, Elementary Secondary Education, Faculty Development