• Summary
  • Contents
  • Subject index

Transform your school using tested core curriculum practices Adopting the Common Core State Standards is the beginning of a long journey to equity and excellence for all students. This book guides leaders in successfully implementing the CCSS, which will ultimately result in continuous quality improvement in schools. The author addresses these key issues and more:Transitioning schools and districts to align with the CCSSCommunicating to teachers and parents regarding the CCSSDetermining which teaching and learning practices need to changeGarnering resources and support for reformsSeveral timesaving and supportive professional learning resources are provided, including guiding questions, an annotated bibliography, and a list of helpful references.

Powerful Professional Learning for Adults
Powerful professional learning for adults

The biggest effect on student learning occurs when teachers become learners of their own teaching, and when students become their own teachers.

—John Hattie

It is difficult for us as educators to admit we struggle to define something as basic as effective professional development that improves our teaching practices and results in increased student learning. We have all personally experienced different models or types of staff training, probably been coached and mentored at some time in our careers, and most likely participated in one or more professional learning communities designed to support our work with students. The findings from research do little to help us describe the elusiveness of what separates truly engaging, meaningful, and sustainable professional learning ...

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