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Practices That Support Teacher Development.
Transforming Conceptions Of Professional Learning The conventional view of staff development as a transferable package of knowledge to be distributed to teachers in bite-sized pieces needs radicalExpand
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Networks as Learning Communities
As technology transforms the institutions of society, changing the way that people work, communicate, and learn, schools must accommodate and adapt to these new conditions. Unfortunately, schools andExpand
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Inside the National Writing Project: Connecting Network Learning and Classroom Teaching
The National Writing Project has become one of the most influential and longest lasting professional development programs in the history of the United States. With 175 school/university sites in 49Expand
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Teacher Learning: the Key to Educational Reform
This letter to the next president of the United States recommends the transformation of teacher in-service learning as a powerful means of education reform. Too often, professional development isExpand
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Teachers in Professional Communities: Improving Teaching and Learning
Based on research and many years of lived experience in schools, the authors have become convinced that teachers learn best within their own work communities. In this volume, they explore whatExpand
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Making Practice Public: Teacher Learning in the 21st Century
We propose that the advent and ubiquity of new media tools and social networking resources provide a means for professional, networked learning to “scale up.” We preface our discussion with a reviewExpand
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Teachers--Transforming Their World and Their Work
A sequel to Teachers - Their World and Their Work. It addresses the realities of teaching and schools by focusing on both the constraints and the possibilities embedded in practice. Featuring theExpand
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Networks and Reform in American Education.
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