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Draw on and develop the skills of your own faculty to provide effective, job-embedded professional development (PD) that is based on proven strategies and cost-effective PD models.
Chapter 4: Book Studies, Webinars, Podcasts, and Online Video Libraries
Book Studies, Webinars, Podcasts, and Online Video Libraries
Our school's book studies provide a forum for teachers to focus on a topic, build knowledge, share thoughts, and make decisions about how they can introduce new ideas to their classrooms. However, the most powerful action that I have seen come out of book studies is the forging of relationships between teachers from different grade levels, different hallways, as well as with our leadership team. A great book study creates conversations and develops a shared professional vocabulary! Most important, our book club's writing conversations set the stage for transforming instruction at our school. Although it was just the beginning, the book study set our school on the road to becoming ...