Resource Summary

This book offers an engaging and effective approach to improving teacher and student learning. Based on the experiences of leading educational organizations, the authors provide invaluable, research-based guidelines for incorporating inquiry into teachers instructional practices and student work a part of the ongoing work of schools. This volume includes:Specific considerations for determining who should be involved, what work should be under review, how it should be reviewed, and how such inquiry should be supported by the school.Detailed case studies from urban elementary and secondary schools that illustrate how teachers and administrators have initiated and sustained processes of inquiry that contributed to changes in instruction, improved student outcomes, and their own professional learning. Benchmarks for teachers and administrators to gauge their progress in initiating and deepening inquiry in their own schools. ISBN: 978-0807744574