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Dillon, Anna – Childhood Education, 2018
The third annual research symposium at Zakher KG School in Al Ain, United Arab Emirates (UAE), presented an exciting opportunity for the 33 teachers in the school to present their findings from classroom-based action research conducted within their professional learning communities. In this brief article, one attendee describes an unexpected…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Researchers, Action Research, Communities of Practice
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Brissenden-Smith, Kaytie; Moreno, Ana; Peloquin, Lisa; Radiloff, Judy; Wachtel, Jenna – Learning Professional, 2018
How can teachers move from working in isolation within ineffective systems to building thriving, collaborative teaching environments in which they are supported and inspired to work with their colleagues in communities focused on mutual professional growth? In the authors' work as early learning instructional coaches, they have witnessed the ways…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Coaching (Performance), Early Childhood Education, Kindergarten
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Attorps, Iiris; Kellner, Eva – International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 2017
The aim of this article is to describe a design and implementation of a school-university action research project about teaching and learning biology and mathematics in primary school. Nine teachers in grades 1 to 6, in collaboration with two researchers, were using content representation (CoRe) in learning study (LS)-inspired cycle as pedagogical…
Descriptors: College School Cooperation, Action Research, Program Design, Program Implementation
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Ching, Kris Rydecki; Griffin, Christine – Odyssey: New Directions in Deaf Education, 2018
Improving services for the youngest deaf and hard of hearing children in Washington State has meant the creation of a professional learning community, or community of practice, for professionals in early intervention for children who are deaf or hard of hearing. In a state that has distinct geographical differences, these highly specialized…
Descriptors: Communities of Practice, Partnerships in Education, Parent Participation, Leaders
Seplocha, Holly – Teachers College Press, 2018
ECERS [Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale] is widely used in the United States and internationally to assess the overall quality of preschool and kindergarten classrooms and to provide a framework for continuous quality improvement. This new book in the ERSĀ® Family presents best practices to help coaches build trusting relationships with…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Rating Scales, Early Childhood Education, Coaching (Performance)