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Quality Teaching Through Professional Development



October 1995 | 160 pages | Corwin
This book is concerned with the conflict in United States schools between principals and teachers over teacher supervision. Many teachers are unhappy, regarding classroom supervision as a meaningless and intrusive ritual where all teachers - regardless of experience and competence - receive the same superficial treatment. The solution advocated by the authors includes a more individualized, less clinical form of supervision which draws upon the best of current research on teaching and team leadership.
 
Building the Knowledge Base for Quality Teaching
 
Developing the Learning Community
 
Effective Delivery of Supervisory Services
 
Supporting Productive Teachers
 
Inducting Novice Teachers
 
Providing Help to Marginal Teachers
 
Increasing Passive Teachers' Motivation
 
Fostering the Growth of Nonteaching Staff
 
Support Resources for Professional Growth

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Allan A. Glatthorn

Allan A. Glatthorn (1924–2007) was a major contributor to the third and fourth editions; his research used in the preparation of the first and second editions of Writing the Winning Thesis or Dissertation: A Step-by-Step Guide was the foundation for the third edition. He was the Distinguished Research Professor of Education (Emeritus) in the College of Education of East Carolina University, where he advised doctoral students, chaired dissertations, and taught courses in supervision and curriculum. He was formerly Professor of Education at the Graduate School of Education of the University of Pennsylvania. Prior to his university... More About Author

Linda E. Fox

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