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Title The facilitator's book of questions : tools for looking together at student and teacher work / David Allen, Tina Blythe ; foreword by Gene Thompson-Grove.
Author Allen, David, 1961-
Publication New York : Teachers College Press ; Oxford, OH : National Staff Development Council, [2004]
Copyright date ©2004
Description xvi, 142 pages ; 23 cm
Call # 371.102 A
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 139-140).
Contents Foreword / Gene Thompson-Grove -- What Are Protocols and How Do They Work? -- The Purposes of a Protocol -- The Anatomy of a Protocol -- The Spirit of a Protocol -- The Authority of a Protocol -- Beyond the Protocol -- How Are Protocols Different from Other Kinds of Professional Development? -- What's So Special About Protocols? -- What Does This Mean for the Facilitator's Role in a Protocol? -- What Do Facilitators Do? The Big Picture -- Facilitating Learning, Logistics, and Longevity -- Facilitators' "Thinking Dispositions": Reading, Responding, and Reflecting -- What Do Facilitators Do in a Protocol? -- Getting a Protocol (and Each Individual Step of the Protocol) Started -- Moving Through the Protocol -- Debriefing the Protocol -- An Example: Moves in the Context of a Protocol -- What Kinds of Questions Get Asked in a Protocol? -- Focusing Questions -- Clarifying Questions -- Probing Questions -- What Happens Before and After Protocols? -- Before the Meeting -- After the Meeting -- How Do Facilitators Choose, Adapt, and Create Protocols? -- Choosing an Appropriate Protocol -- Making Adjustments, Adapting Protocols, and Creating New Protocols -- What Are the Challenges of Facilitating Protocols? -- Time Is Running Out -- The Group Is Too Big -- Participants Have a Hard Time Sticking With the Protocol -- Participants Rush to Evaluate or Judge the Work Being Presented -- Participants Seem Reluctant to Offer Challenging Feedback -- The Presenting Teacher's Presentation Wanders or Expands.
Summary This book of protocols is an essential tool for facilitators of groups working together to examine student and teacher work. It considers the purposes for engaging in collaborative review and provides some of the most effective strategies for successful collaboration.
Subject School management and organization.
Group facilitation.
Teachers -- Professional relationships.
Addl. Author Blythe, Tina, 1964-
ISBN 0807744689 (pbk. : alk. paper) :
9780807744680 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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