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The Cycle of Inquiry and Action: Essential Learning Communities

Readings & Resources

Source: Coalition of Essential Schools

Allen, David, ed. Assessing Student Learning. New York: Teachers College Press, 1998.

Cochran-Smith, Marilyn and Susan L. Lytle. Inside/Outside: Teacher Research and Knowledge. New York: Teachers College Press, 1992.

Duckworth, Eleanor, "Teaching As Research" chapter in The Having of Wonderful Ideas. New York: Teachers College Press, 1987.

Evans, Claryce, "Support for Teachers Studying Their Own Work." Educational Leadership, March 1991.

Evans, Claryce, M. Stubbs, E. Duckworth, and C. Davis, "Teacher-Initiated Research: Professional Development for Teachers and a Method for Designing Research Based on Practice." Cambridge, Mass: TERC.

Glickman, Carl D. Renewing America's Schools, A Guide for School-Based Action. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1998.

Grady, Michael. Qualitative and Action Research: A Practitioner Handbook. Bloomington, IN: Phi Delta Kappa International (800/766-1156), 1998.

King, Jean A., and M. Peg Lonnquist, "A Review of Writing on Action Research, " Minneapolis, MN: Center on Organization and Restructuring of Schools, College of Education, University of Minnesota, 1994.

Lieberman, Ann. "Practices That Support Teacher Development." Phi Delta Kappan (April 1995).

Lytle, Susan L., Jolley Christman, et al. Learning in the Afternoon: When Teacher Inquiry Meets School Reform. Philadelphia: Research for Action (215-823-2500), 1994.

Macpherson, Pat, Jody Cohen, et al. Homegrown Research: A Guide for School Communities. Philadelphia Education Fund (215-6665-1400), 1997.

Noffke, Susan and Robert B. Steven-son, eds. Educational Action Research: Becoming Practically Critical. New York: Teachers College Press, 1995.

Padak, Nancy and Gary Padak. "Guidelines for Planning Action Research Projects." Research to Practice (October 1994).

Senge, Peter, et al. The Fifth Discipline Fieldbook. New York: Doubleday, 1994.

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