Building school-based teacher learning communities: professional strategies to improve student achievement

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Teachers College Press, Jan 20, 2006 - Biography & Autobiography - 147 pages
Building on extensive evidence that school-based teacher learning communities improve student outcomes, this book lays out an agenda to develop and sustain collaborative professional cultures. McLaughlin and Talbert-foremost scholars of school change and teaching contexts-provide an inside look at the processes, resources, and system strategies that are necessary to build vibrant school-based teacher learning communities.

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Learning to Improve Student Achievement
Challenges of Reculturing Schools into
Developing Communities of Practice in Schools

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McLaughlin is the David Jacks Professor of Education and Public Policy at Stanford University.

Milbrey W. McLaughlin is the David Jacks Professor of Education and Public Policy, annd Joan E. Talbert is the senior research scholar at Stanford University, where they codirect the Center for Research on the Context of Teaching. With David Cohen, they are coauthors of "Teaching For Understanding,

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