Authors: Lori Jeschke, Dave Carter, Cheryl Shields & Deborah Bidulka
Foreword by Sandra Herbst
Length: 70 pages
Reference: Jeschke, L., Carter, D., Shields, C., and Bidulka, D. 2016. Residency: Powerful Assessment and Professional Practice. Courtenay, BC: Connections Publishing.
Residency: Powerful Assessment and Professional Practice is an account of how a school district turned the implementation of a common progress report for Grades 1 – 9 into an even deeper change – a shift in assessment, learning pedagogy, and practice across their entire system. Through the structure of a residency model, learn how these educators:
- walked alongside their adult and student learners
- set the stage for the impending change
- embedded collaborative professional learning in the classroom
- supported growth of practice
- reflected on feedback to feed learning forward
- sustained the change
If you are an educator interested in supporting professional learning and systemic change as a teacher leader, a professional development leader, a school-based leader, or a system leader, the authors invite you to read their story and consider the ways in which you might adapt it to work in your particular context.,/p>
Residency: Powerful Assessment and Professional Practice is the second in a series of books for teachers and leaders that highlights the connection between assessment for learning principles and professional development structures.
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