Professional Development Schools and Transformative Partnerships, 1st Edition

  • Drew Polly
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  • ISBN-10: 1466663685
  • ISBN-13: 9781466663688
  • DDC: 378.1
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 337 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released December 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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School-university partnerships have the potential to greatly benefit teaching and learning in PK-12 environments, as well as educator preparation programs. This collaboration is advantageous to teachers, counselors, and administrators. Professional Development Schools and Transformative Partnerships provides a comprehensive look at the design, implementation, and impact of educational initiatives between schools and universities. Including cases and research on existing collaborations, this publication addresses barriers and trends in order to provide direction for successful partnerships in the future. This book is an essential reference source for educational leaders in colleges, schools, and departments of education, as well as leaders of PK-12 schools.

Table of Contents

Front Cover._x000D_
Title Page._x000D_
Copyright Page._x000D_
Advances in Higher Education and Professional Development (AHEPD) Book Series._x000D_
Titles in this Series._x000D_
Editorial Advisory Board._x000D_
Table of Contents._x000D_
Detailed Table of Contents._x000D_
Examples of Professional Development School Partnerships._x000D_
1: The Benedum Collaborative: Evaluating a Strategic Plan for Simultaneous Renewal._x000D_
2: Developing a More Systematic Approach to Professional Development School Partnerships: The Case of PDS Efforts at a Large Urban University._x000D_
3: Creating Connections across the PDS Network: A Personal Narrative of One Professor's Journey._x000D_
4: Commitment to Change and Action: A Holistic and Transformative PDS Partnership._x000D_
5: Transformative Partnerships: We Can All Learn._x000D_
6: Transformative Partnerships._x000D_
Leveraging Professional Development School Partnerships to Meet Needs of Specific Populations._x000D_
7: Designing Authentic Field-Based Experiences with Immigrant Students through One University and Urban School Partnership._x000D_
8: Hard to Believe It All Started on a Napkin! Anatomy of a Long-Term School-University Partnership to Create and Evaluate Effective Practice._x000D_
9: Collaborating with Urban Professional Development Schools to Effectively Prepare Elementary Urban Teachers: Embedding Pre-Service Teachers._x000D_
10: Sharing PDS Teacher Expertise with Pre-Service Teachers through Videos._x000D_
11: Early Childhood Programs as Professional Development Schools._x000D_
12: Removing Barriers: Using a PDS Model to Enable Collaborative Community and School Partnerships to Serve At-Risk Students._x000D_
Designing Professional Development School Partnerships on Specific Pedagogies._x000D_
13: Co-Development of Professional Practice at a Professional Development School through Instructional Rounds and Lesson Study._x000D_
14: The Professional Development School: Fertile Ground for Service- Learning Initiatives._x000D_
15: The University Partnerships for Critical Reflection by Teacher Trainers._x000D_
16: Integrated Methods Block: Transforming Elementary Teacher Preparation through the Integration of Content Methods and Early Clinical Experiences._x000D_
17: Leveraging a Professional Development School Project to Address Students' Learning in Elementary School Mathematics._x000D_
Focusing Professional Development School Partnerships on Specific Content Areas._x000D_
18: Transformative Professional Development: A Professional Development Team Learns from Students Who Write Across the Curriculum._x000D_
19: The Necessity of Shared Vision to Achieve Coherence: Lessons Learned in the Appalachian Mathematics Partnership._x000D_
20: Socrates and the Search for Meaning at His Academy._x000D_
21: Viewing the Implementation of the CCSS through the Lens of One Transformative District University Partnership._x000D_
22: Nurturing Teacher Development and Promoting Student Academic Achievement through a Reciprocal Learning Experience._x000D_
Compilation of References._x000D_
About the Contributors._x000D_