Carr, J., Herman, N., & Harris D. (2005). Creating dynamic schools through mentoring, coaching, and collaboration. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.

Author: Carr, J., Herman, N., & Harris D.


This book is useful for coaches, teachers, and administrators as it addresses a variety of areas in professional development. Charts and figures offer easy visual aids for determining characteristics of an effective coach, the phases of first-year teaching, and setting priorities for working with a coach. It is useful for creating effective group work, and troubleshooting problems within these groups. For coaches, the book has a chapter entirely about coaching and the ways coaches work with teachers in the classroom. For administrators, the book offers leadership strategies for creating a strong professional community within a school. And for teachers, the book has helpful guides for setting goals for teaching, addressing parental concerns about homework, and making coaching work best for the teacher.

Date Added: 10/09/2006


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