Designing Professional Development for Teachers of Science and Mathematics
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The classic guide for designing robust science and mathematics professional development programs! This expanded edition of one of the most widely cited resources in the field of professional development for mathematics and science educators demonstrates how to design professional development experiences for teachers that lead to improved student learning. Presenting an updated professional development (PD) planning framework, the third edition of the bestseller reflects recent research on PD design, underscores how beliefs and local facto
The updated research and resources help those of us in the field design for better teacher learning with greater results on student achievement." (Kathy DiRanna, K-12 Alliance Statewide Director 2009-07-15) . My staff and I highly recommend this book become a primary resource for designing and continuously improving professional development programs for teachers of science and mathematics. This is the ‘go-to’ book for anyone supporting math and science teachers in the improvement of their practice toward better learning for all students." (Cathy Seeley, Past President, National Council of Teachers of Mathematics 2009-07-15)"Once again, this edition will help shape and guide profes
for anyone involved in teacher professional development I bought this for a graduate class in science teacher professional development, and have already recommended it to multiple people. Though the examples used are primarily science and sometimes math, it discusses a framework through which any kind of professional development should be structured.To effect change in teaching practices and ultimately student learning, there are many components to . "Any professional educator will find this a fine blend of theory and practice" according to Midwest Book Review. The third updated edition of Susan Loucks-Horsley, et.al.'s DESIGNING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT FOR TEACHERS OF SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS provides an expanded edition of a fine professional resource, presenting an updated planning framework and blending in the latest research on PD design. Any professional educator will find this a fine blend of theory and practice.. Shannah Smith said Great Resource. Great resource for any teacher, professional developer, or anyone else interested in improving math and science education. You should invest in this book.
While at the University of Texas/Austin Research and Development Center for Teacher Education, she worked on the development team of the Concerns-Based Adoption Model (CBAM), a classic framework for understanding and leading change efforts.Katherine E. She directs several national or regional projects focused on improving educational practice and oversees the research and evaluation projects of Le