The Collaborative Teacher: Working Together As a Professional Learning Community

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-07-01
  • Publisher: Solution Tree

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The time of exclusive top-down leadership is over; only teachers can transform education from inside the classroom. The Collaborative Teacher defines best practices of collaborative teacher leadership in a professional learning community. Specific techniques, supporting research, expert insight, and real classroom stories from experienced practitioners combine to illustrate how to work together for student learning, create a guaranteed and viable curriculum, and use data to reach all students. Book jacket.

Table of Contents

Forewordp. vii
Introductionp. 1
Working Together for Student Learningp. 9
The New Teacher Leader: Transforming Education From Inside the Classroomp. 11
Creating Intentional Collaborationp. 31
Teacher Talk: How Collaboration Gets to the Heart of Great Schoolsp. 57
Creating a Guaranteed and Viable Curriculump. 77
Too Much to Teach: How to Identify What Matters Mostp. 79
Instructional Improvement From the Inside Out: Lesson Study at Workp. 97
Connecting Curriculum Mapping to Assessment for Learningp. 119
Using Data to Reach All Studentsp. 135
Teaching in the Darkp. 137
Common Assessments: Bridging the Gap Between Teaching and Learningp. 159
An Integrated Response to Learning: Eight Strategies That Workp. 179
Epilogue: A New Era of Spectacular Teachersp. 199
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