What Makes Professional Development Effective? Results From a National Sample of Teachers

@inproceedings{Garet2001WhatMP,
  title={What Makes Professional Development Effective? Results From a National Sample of Teachers},
  author={Michael S. Garet and Andrew C. G. Porter and Laura M. Desimone and Beatrice F. Birman and Kwang Suk Yoon},
  year={2001}
}
This study uses a national probability sample of 1,027 mathematics and science teachers to provide the first large-scale empirical comparison of effects of different characteristics of professional development on teachers’ learning. Results, based on ordinary least squares regression, indicate three core features of professional development activities that have significant, positive effects on teachers’ self-reported increases in knowledge and skills and changes in classroom practice: (a) focus… CONTINUE READING

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