ASCD

Transforming Professional Development into Student Results

$54.95 inc GST $49.95 ex GST

Focusing on just three things—evidence of student learning, feedback on teacher and principal decisions, and depth of implementation—renowned author and thinker Douglas B. Reeves provides you with a blueprint for how to ensure professional development improves student learning.

Find out:

  • Which ineffective professional development practices often get recycled through schools year after year.
  • Why to move beyond the “train the trainer” model.
  • How schools leaders spend too much energy, time, and money on the initial stages of implementation.
  • Why elaborate planning documents and “brand-name” programs are not enough to achieve results.

Then, learn how educators at all levels can improve the results of professional development by taking a course of action that includes

  • A dedicated team to research student learning problems.
  • A concise action plan with a short list of priorities linked to learning goals.
  • Formative assessments for teachers and administrators.
  • Progress reports on student learning with actionable feedback to staff.
SKU: 554407 - 11 Category: Ages: Adult Author: Douglas B. Reeves Illustrator: Publisher: ASCD Page count: 156 Edition: ISBN: 9781416609490 Publish date: 40269 Language: English

Product overview

Focusing on just three things—evidence of student learning, feedback on teacher and principal decisions, and depth of implementation—renowned author and thinker Douglas B. Reeves provides you with a blueprint for how to ensure professional development improves student learning.

Find out:

  • Which ineffective professional development practices often get recycled through schools year after year.
  • Why to move beyond the “train the trainer” model.
  • How schools leaders spend too much energy, time, and money on the initial stages of implementation.
  • Why elaborate planning documents and “brand-name” programs are not enough to achieve results.

Then, learn how educators at all levels can improve the results of professional development by taking a course of action that includes

  • A dedicated team to research student learning problems.
  • A concise action plan with a short list of priorities linked to learning goals.
  • Formative assessments for teachers and administrators.
  • Progress reports on student learning with actionable feedback to staff.