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The tips and tricks you need to know to make transfer happen! We know that the most expensive in-service is the one that teachers do not apply in the classroom. From Staff Room to Classroom offers district-level leaders, staff developers, and instructional coaches sure-fire tools and strategies for delivering professional learning that answers the question, “How can I use this in my classroom?” This resource provides comprehensive, indispensable guidance on: • Effectively reaching and teaching adult learners by understanding their motivations, dispositions, and preferences • The six levels of transfer and seven bridging strategies for supporting teachers as they apply content learned in PD to their classrooms and student interactions • Updating professional learning to include technological developments and blended solutions • Differentiating PD cross-generationally to promote reflective processing Instill effective professional development with this guide to raise the rigor of instruction in the classroom and change the culture of your building. “In From Staff Room to Classroom, Fogarty and Pete take us into their world of improving schools through professional development. The authors are very experienced and thoroughly grounded, high-level practitioners in their specialty.” —Bruce Joyce, Author of Realizing the Promise of 21st-Century Education

Introduction
Introduction
A Look at the Book

Originally, this book grew out of a notebook we provided to those attending our “So, You Want to Be a Consultant” Conference in Santa Fe, New Mexico. This four-day event was for those who wanted to take their skills beyond the school, the district, or the state level and become nationally known educational consultants. Frankly, the turnout for this initial conference was slim because potential attendees had a hard time getting the district to pay for them to come to a conference that sounded like they were going to move on to greener pastures. The next year we changed the name to “So, You Want to Be a Staff Developer,” and it made all the difference in the world. Plus, ...

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