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Reflective Practice to Improve Schools An Action Guide for Educators

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ISBN-10: 0761977635

ISBN-13: 9780761977636

Edition: 2001

Authors: Jennifer York-Barr, William A. Sommers, Gail S. Ghere, Jo Montie

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`This book is a must read for teacher leaders, principals, and central office administrators. The authors make a substantive and powerful argument for addressing reflection at all levels of the organization and provide practical tools and insights to facilitate a comfortable transition from theory to practice. This book will be valuable to anyone serious about ensuring success for all students' - Stephanie Hirsh, Deputy Executive Director, National Staff Development Council, Oxford, Ohio`I treasure this book. It is informative, well written, and important to educational leaders' - Robert Garmston, Cofounder, Institute for Intelligent Behavior, El Dorado Hills, CaliforniaThe authors explain…    
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Book details

List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Corwin Press
Publication date: 6/27/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 194
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Jennifer York-Barr, Ph.D., is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Educational Policy and Administration at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, where she coordinates and teaches teacher leadership, staff development, and educational administration.

William A. Sommers is currently the Learning Alternatives director and leadership coach for Spring Lake Park District 12 in Spring Lake Park, Minnesota, consultant, and author. He is the former director of leadership & organizational development for Manor ISD in Texas, the former executive director for secondary curriculum and professional learning for Minneapolis Public Schools, and a school administrator for over 30 years. He has also been a Senior Fellow for the Urban Leadership Academy at the University of Minnesota. Sommers also has served as an adjunct faculty member at Texas State University, Hamline University, University of St. Thomas, St. Mary's University, Union Institute, and…    

List of Tables and Figures
Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgments
About the Authors
Reflective Practice and Continuous Learning
Essential Questions
Individual Reflection
Reflection With Partners
Reflection in Small Groups and Teams
Schoolwide Reflection
Moving Forward with Reflective Practice
References