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Critical Friends Groups: The Possibilities and Limitations Embedded in Teacher Professional Communities Aimed at Instructional Improvement and School Reform
Teachers College Record Vol. 110, No. 4 (2008) pp. 733–774
Background/Context: This study builds upon research on teacher professional communities and high school restructuring reforms. It employs a conceptual framework that draws upon theories of "community of practice" and "community of learners." Purpose/...
Examining the practice of beginning teachers’ micropolitical literacy within professional inquiry communities
Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies Vol. 24, No. 3 (April 2008) pp. 660–673
This paper investigates beginning teachers collaboratively making sense of and responding to the micropolitical environments of their schools. Drawing on a qualitative multi-case study conducted within the context of a university-sponsored, inquiry...