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Reach the Highest Standard in Professional Learning: Outcomes
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Reach the Highest Standard in Professional Learning: Outcomes

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July 2015 | 120 pages | Corwin

Professional development that increases educator effectiveness and student success!

Learning Forward is a leader in understanding and advancing professional learning that leads to student success.  This series explores Learning Forward’s seven Standards for Professional Learning which outline the characteristics of effective professional learning that, collectively, advance teaching and learning.

This volume gives teachers and administrators a detailed roadmap for implementing the Outcomes standard. Deepen you knowledge of this standard with:  

  • An original essay by Delores B. Lindsey and Randall B. Lindsey on using the lens of Cultural Proficiency to highlight the theme of educational equity that is embedded in the standard
  • Practical tools that guide leaders in finding coherence between performance standards for educators and curriculum standards for students
  • A powerful case study to illustrate how the standard was enacted across a major urban school district

With this book, educators will reach new heights in professional growth and students will reap the benefits!

 


Stephanie Hirsh
Introduction to the Series
 
The Learning Forward Standards for Professional Learning
 
The Outcomes Standard
 
About the Authors
Delores B. Lindsey and Randall B. Lindsey
1. Professional Learning Standards Through the Lens of Cultural Proficiency: A Response for Equitable Outcomes
Shirley M. Hord
2. Beginning at the End
Valerie von Frank
3. The Case Study
 
Appendix
 
Index
Key features
(1) Promotes a deeper understanding of the conditions, processes, and content of effective professional learning to support continuous improvement in leadership, teaching, and student learning.

(2) Provides educators with the learning opportunities and tools to unpack each standard, connect the standard to their own contexts and experiences, and build a common understanding of the qualities of effective professional learning.

(3) Original essays, written by leading experts in the field, challenge existing thinking and promote new, deeper-level understandings of the meaning of the standard.

(4) Explores the in-connectedness of individual standards and cultivates an appreciation for how the standards function in symmetry.

(5) Includes a detailed chapter on implementation and application of the standard to help close the knowing-doing gap and sustain improvements over time.

(6) Original case studies provide inspirational examples of actual districts "getting it right" and educators who have realized the promise of effective professional learning.

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