School-based professional community is a concept that portrays teachers as working together towards a set of shared goals of improved professionalism for themselves and increased learning opportunities for students. Attempts to put this into practice in urban schools in the United States have met with varying degrees of success. Using case studies, the contributors to this book examine the reasons for this inconsistency, focusing on the structural, social and human relations conditions of schooling.As a result, IB teachers pay close attention to individual studentsa#39; work, often checking with other teachers if there seem ... after school.9 For example, when the three students who sought a formal IB diploma formatted their extended essays onanbsp;...
|Title||:||Professionalism and Community|
|Author||:||Karen Seashore Louis, Sharon D. Kruse|
|Publisher||:||SAGE Publications Ltd - 1995-03-21|