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The Handbook for Enhancing Professional Practice: Using the Framework for Teaching in Your Schoolby Charlotte Danielson
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Since the original publication of Enhancing Professional Practice: A Framework for Teaching in 1996, thousands of educators in the United States and around the world have used the framework and its clear definition of the components of good teaching to structure their professional conversations and guide their practice. Building on those diverse experiences, Charlotte Danielson now provides specific guidance for teacher educators, teachers, administrators, and others who seek to use the framework to improve their programs and practice.
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Written for teacher educators, teachers, and administrators, this handbook describes how to use the framework presented in Enhancing Professional Practice: A Framework for Teaching (1996) for the evaluation of teaching practice. It details how the framework can be used in teacher preparation, recruitment and hiring, mentoring and induction, coaching, and professional development; teacher evaluation; and self-directed professional inquiry. Many instruments and forms are included. There is no bibliography. Danielson, an education consultant, has taught at all levels, and has worked as an administrator, curriculum developer, and staff director. Annotation ©2009 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Here's an indispensable resource for everyone who uses Charlotte Danielson's acclaimed book Enhancing Professional Practice to support teacher education, evaluation, and professional learning. Drawing from the thousands of programs that rely on this research-based teaching framework, this handbook provides guidance in applying the 22 components of successful teaching practice across the entire teacher career spectrum, from preparation through self-directed professional development. Detailed charts, forms, and checklists help administer every step of a school- or system-wide effort to ensure high teacher quality.
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