Teacher Research for Better Schools

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Marian M. Mohr
Teachers College Press, 2004 - Education - 192 pages
This book is about a group of experienced K-12 teachers who took teacher research to another level. Their story is not only about teacher working together to improve their own teaching, but also about how their research reverberated throughout their school system and inflluenced how their schools were run.
 

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Contents

What Leads to Teacher Research in Schools?
1
Useful Theory
9
Developing a Definition of Teacher Research
23
Student Knowledge of Teaching and Learning
29
Learning Number Facts in First Grade
38
How Teacher Researchers Teach
49
How Teacher Researchers Learn
66
How Does Teacher Research Affect Schools?
83
Teacher Researcher Leadership
118
The Teacher Researcher Network
129
Part IV
141
Recommendations for SchoolLevel Administrators
149
Recommendations for Teacher Educators and Professional Developers
158
How Teacher Research Can Affect Decision Making in
165
Bibliography
179
About the Authors
191

Teacher Research and School Planning
96
Teacher Research Knowledge in Schools
107

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About the author (2004)

Marian Mohr and Mary Ann Nocerino are retired from teaching and work with schools and school systems on teacher research, school planning, and program evaluation. Sheila Clawson, Marion MacLean, Courtney Rogers, and Betsy Sanford are teachers in the public schools of Fairfax County, Virginia

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