In this new book, SCOPE Senior Scholar Ann Lieberman, traces the development of her understanding about and commitment to exploring the complex entwined nature of teaching, learning, and living, The book reflects on how research in teacher leadership has progressed and changed over the last fifty years and Lieberman’s role in this transformation.
It introduces the history of teachers’ involvement in their development and offers thoughts on some important programs and strategies that have proved to be enormously successful.
This book is a fascinating read that documents the growth in knowledge that began to change the views of research and teaching and is suitable for anyone interested in the development of teacher education.
Ann Lieberman’s passion as an educator, researcher, and author, author began as a sixth grade teacher in Simi Valley, California. Throughout her career, she has maintained a belief that teachers must be involved in research and that only teachers can reveal the complexities of learning. In over 35 years, she has authored and edited over 16 books and is a former President of the American Education Research Association. Her approach to education, teaching, and research is best summed by her belief that, “Each time we involve teachers in research, we learn something new”.
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