Suggested Reading

  1. Blythe, T., Allen, D., & Powell, B.S. (1999). Looking together at student work: A companion guide to “Assessing student learning.” New York: Teachers College Press.
  2. Boyd, V. & Hord, S.M. (1994). Principals and the new paradigm: Schools as learning communities. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans.
  3. Carmichael, L. (1982). Leaders as learners: A possible dream. Educational Leadership, 40(1), 58-59.
  4. Darling-Hammond, L. (1996). The quiet revolution: rethinking teacher development. Educational Leadership, 53(6), 4-10.
  5. DuFour, R., & Eaker, R. (1998). Professional learning communities at work: Best practices for enhancing student achievement. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.
  6. Hord, S.M. (1997). Professional learning communities: Communities of continuous inquiry and improvement. Austin: Southwest Educational Development Laboratory.
  7. Isaacson, N. & Bamburg, J. (1992, November). Can schools become learning organizations? Educational Leadership, 50(3), 42-44.
  8. Kleine-Kracht, P.A. (1993, July). The principal in a community of learning. Journal of School Leadership, 3(4), 391-399.
  9. Louis, K.S. & Kruse, S.D. (1995). Professionalism and community: Perspectives on reforming urban schools. Thousand Oaks, California: Corwin Press.
  10. McLaughlin, M.W. & Talbert, J.E. (1993). Contexts that matter for teaching and learning. Stanford, California: Center for Research on the Context of Secondary School Teaching, Stanford University.
  11. O'Neil, J. (1995, April). On schools as learning organizations: A conversation with Peter Senge. Educational Leadership, 52(7), 20-23. Prestine, N.A. (1993, July). Extending the essential schools metaphor: Principal as enabler. Journal of School Leadership, 3(4), 356-379.
  12. Sergiovanni, T.J. (1994a). Building community in schools. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass Publishers.
  13. Sergiovanni, T.J. (1994b, May). Organizations or communities? Changing the metaphor changes the theory. Educational Administration Quarterly, 30(2), 214-226.
  14. Spears, J.D. & Oliver, J.P. (1996). Rural school reform: Creating a community of learners. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Education Research Association, New York City.
  15. Sykes, G. (1996, March). Reform of and as professional development. Phi Delta Kappan, 77(7), 465-476.
  16. Wignall, R. (1992, June). Building a collaborative school culture: A case study of one woman in the principalship. Paper presented at the European Conference on Educational Research, Enschede, The Netherlands.