Professional Learning Communities at Work.
Richard DuFour & Robert Eaker
National Educational Service
304 West Kirkwood Avenue, Suite 2, Bloomington, IN 47404-5132
1879639602 $24.95 1-800-733-6786 www.nesonline.com
The collaborative work of Richard DuFour (Superintendent of Adlai Stevenson High School District 125, Lincolnshire, Illinois) and Robert Eaker (Dean of the College of Education, Middle Tennessee State University), Professional Learning Communities At Work: Best Practices For Enhancing Student Achievement offers the reader informed and informative information on how to transform any private or public school into a results-oriented "professional learning community" based upon practices from some of the best schools in the country. Professional Learning Communities At Work covers curriculum development, teacher preparation, school leadership, professional development programs, school-parent partnerships, and assessment practices. Of vital interest to education professionals, Professional Learning Communities At Work is completely accessible and highly recommended reading for parents and other non-specialist general readers with an interest in improving their community schools and school systems.
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|Publication:||Small Press Bookwatch|
|Article Type:||Book Review|
|Date:||Mar 1, 2005|
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