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Teaching as the Learning Profession
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"No education topic is more important than how to raise the quality of teaching in America's schools. This book eloquently makes the case for reshaping teacher preparation and professional development to enhance student learning." - Bob Chase, president, National Education Association Leading educational thinkers and researchers deliver an in-depth overview of the issues and challenges facing the teaching profession today. This book is the first in over a decade to synthesize the most important research in the fields of teaching and teacher education. This research is also the basis for recommAndations found in What Matters Most, a landmark report from the National Commission on Teaching and America's Future. The authors explore promising approaches to both policy and practice in teacher learning. They also provide the substance behind policy recommAndations, examining the implications of school reforms for teaching, current knowledge about teacher preparation, and the kinds of learning opportunities teachers will need. Teaching as the Learning Profession includes case studies of innovative approaches to school improvement, principles for better staff development, proposals for the reform of unions, and practical as well as conceptual advice on recruitment, licensing, redefining the teaching career, enhancing diversity, developing leadership, and expanding such innovations as networks and other sustained forms of teacher-to-teacher learning.
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LINDA DARLING-HAMMOND is Charles E. Ducommun Professor of Education at Stanford University and executive director of the National Commission on Teaching and America's Future. GARY SYKES is professor of educational administration and teacher education at Michigan State University.
Part One: Rethinking Teacher Education 1. Developing Practice, Developing Practitioners: Toward a Practice-Based Theory of Professional Education Deborah Loewenberg Ball and David K. Cohen 2. Aligning Teacher Education with Contemporary K-12 Reform Visions Magdalene Lampert and Deborah Loewenberg Ball 3. The Role of Preservice Teacher Education Mary M. Kennedy 4. Preparing Teachers for Diversity: Historical Perspectives, Current TrAnds, and Future Directions Gloria Ladson-Billings Part Two: Rethinking Teacher Professional Development 5. The Essentials of Effective Professional Development: A New Consensus Willis D. Hawley and Linda Valli 6. Teacher and Student Learning: Strengthening Their Connection Gary Sykes Part Three: Rethinking Organizations for Teacher Learning 7. Teacher Recruitment, Selection, and Induction: Policy Influences on the Supply and Quality of Teachers Linda Darling-Hammond, Barnett T. Berry, David Haselkorn, and Elizabeth Fideler 8. Organizing Schools for Teacher Learning Judith Warren Little 9. Investing in Teacher Learning: Staff Development and Instructional Improvement Richard F. Elmore and Deanna Burney 10. Networks and Reform in American Education Ann Lieberman and Maureen Grolnick Part Four: Rethinking Policy for Teacher Learning 11. Organizing the Other Half of Teaching Julia E. Koppich and Charles Taylor Kerchner 12. The Frame and the Tapestry: Standards-Based Reform and Professional Development Charles L. Thompson and John S. Zeuli 13. Investing in Teaching as a Learning Profession: Policy Problems and Prospects Linda Darling-Hammond and Milbrey Wallin McLaughlin