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Connect inquiry to improved teaching and learning across your district!

Now that federal and state initiatives require school districts to provide job-embedded professional development, the next step is making it happen. This book helps districts define, develop, and implement a systematic inquiry-based process with a laser-like focus on both adult and student learning. This book�s inquiry model challenges educators and students to: Define questions they are passionate about exploring; Collect and analyze data to inform their questions; Share what they have learned through the process with others; Collaborate to build on their results and improve student achievement

The authors' award-winning school improvement program, featured in the text, offers a fresh look at how to improve the quality of teaching and learning across a district. Administrators, teachers, and students will find an invaluable road map for tackling real-world challenges and taking control of their own learning.

Introduction: Job-Embedded Learning and Inquiry for All Stakeholders
Introduction: Job-embedded learning and inquiry for all stakeholders

It takes a village to raise a child.

It takes a district to teach a child.

Parents know that raising a child is incredibly complex and demanding work. Because of this complexity and the demands of meeting the needs of children as they grow, responsibility for their growth and development must not lie solely with the parents but with the extended family and the community as well. Perhaps this ancient African proverb from the Igbo and Yoruba regions of Nigeria has become so popular because it rings so true: It does take a village to raise a child. That simple but profound statement resonates with parents everywhere.

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