Every educator knows that investing in the expertise of teachers is the definitive factor for improving student learning outcomes (Elmore, 2002; Hattie, 2003; Rowe, 2003). Reading Recovery is a short-term, highly-rated intervention that gets results for students and provides exceptional professional development that improves teacher quality and performance. Just click to learn more about Reading Recovery and companion programs offered by the Georgia State University Reading Recovery Regional Training Center.
Other Useful Links
Elmore, R. (2002). Bridging the gap: The imperative for professional development in education. Albert Shanker Institute, 555 New Jersey Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC 20001.
Web site: www.shankerinstitute.org
Hattie, J. (2003). Teachers make a difference: What is the research evidence? Australian Council for Educational Research, University of Auckland. https://www.det.nsw.edu.au/proflearn/docs/pdf/qt_hattie.pdf
Rowe, K. (2003). The importance of techer quality as a key determinant of students’ experiences and outcomes of schooling. Paper presented at the ACER Research Conference, Carlton Crest Hotel, Melbourne October 19-21, 2003. https://www.det.nsw.edu.au/proflearn/docs/pdf/qt_rowe2003.pdf