Teacher Collaboration for Professional Learning contains the essential information, tools, and examples teachers and school leaders need to create, manage, and sustain successful collaborative groups. Designed to be a hands-on resource, this practical guide shows you how to:
Advocate for collaborative teacher learning
Develop and sustain collaborative research groups
Organize and conduct productive research projects
Address issues of ethics, leadership, and group dynamics
Evaluate and sustain collaborative learning activities
Based on data from a major survey, Teacher Collaboration for Professional Learning features extensive case examples from model research communities collaborating within schools, across districts, in partnership with universities, and as online networks. The book also offers a wealth of reproducible templates as well as reflection questions and exercises—invaluable tools for organizing study groups.