Nurturing the School Community: Teacher Introduction and Professional Learning Communities
Teacher attrition and a lack of professional growth are costly, for schools and for students. Nearly half of first-year teachers will leave the profession within five years. In"Nurturing the School Community, James Drexler describes ways to proberly induct new teachers into your school and to purposefully facilitate the professional growth of all faculty and administration. He makes a strong case for the development of professional learning communities and offers practical details on how to establish effective ones. Both novice and veteran teachers need this kind of support to succeed. And Christain schools ought to be the vanguard of nurturing teachers. But they can do much better. No, they must!
- Paperback: 96 pages
- Publisher: Purposeful Design; 1st edition (August 1, 2011)
- Language: English
- Product Dimensions: 8.8 x 5.9 x 0.4 inches