Broader purpose calls for higher understanding

Sparks, Dennis
April 2004
Journal of Staff Development;Spring2004, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p46
Interviews college professor Andy Hargreaves, the Thomas More Brennan Chair in Education at Boston College, on how professional learning communities can help bridge the gap in learning between rich and poor children in the United States. Nature of teaching; Purposes of public education; School culture.


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