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Author Darling-Hammond, Linda, 1951-

Title Teaching in the flat world : learning from high-performing systems / Linda Darling-Hammond, Robert Rothman ; with contributions by Pasi Sahlberg, Barry Pervin, Carol Campbell, and Tan Lay Choo.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Teachers College Press, [2015]


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  371.102 D221T    Check Shelf
Description ix, 107 pages ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 91-98) and index.
Contents Developing effective teaching : why search globally? -- Teaching quality initiatives in the United States -- Developing effective teachers and school leaders : the case of Finland -- Systems for teacher and leader effectiveness and quality : Ontario, Canada -- Creating effective teachers and leaders in Singapore -- Lessons from successful systems.
Summary This book will help school systems improve their teacher workforce by drawing important lessons form nations with high-performing educational systems, as well as from successful state experiments in the United States. Their varied solutions offer valuable ideas for how to create a strong teacher and school administrator corps form recruitment and preparation through induction, professional development, evaluation, and career advancement into leadership roles. This book will be useful to policymakers, practitioners, and researchers interested in strengthening the quality of teaching.
Subject Effective teaching -- Cross-cultural studies.
Teacher effectiveness -- Cross-cultural studies.
Teaching -- Standards -- Cross-cultural studies.
Teachers -- Training of -- Cross-cultural studies.
Teachers -- Recruiting -- Cross-cultural studies.
Educational evaluation -- Cross-cultural studies.
Added Author Rothman, Robert, 1959-
ISBN 9780807756478 (paperback)
0807756474 (paperback)
9780807756485 (hardcover)
0807756482 (hardcover)
9780807773758 (ebook)
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