Related Resources

The bibliography below contains references to a number of publications related to professional development, including both theoretical pieces as well as results of other studies and evaluations.

Research of Particular Approaches to Professional Development

Borko, H. (2004). Professional development and teacher learning: Mapping the terrain. Educational Researcher, 33(8), 3 - 15. [Retrieved April 29, 2005]

Carpenter, T. P. & Fennema, E. (1992). Cognitively guided instruction: Building on the knowledge of students and teachers. In W. Secada (Ed.), Researching educational reform: The case of school mathematics in the United States (pp. 457 - 470). Special Issue of International Journal of Education Research.

Cohen, D. K. & Ball, D. L. (1999). Instruction, capacity, and improvement (CPRE Research Report Series, RR-43). New Brunswick, NJ: Consortium for Policy Research in Education. [Retrieved April 29, 2005]

Cohen, D. K., Raudenbush, S. W., & Ball, D. L. (2003). Resources, instruction, and research. Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 25, 119 - 142.

Darling-Hammond, L. (1999). Teacher quality and student achievement: A review of state policy evidence. Seattle, WA: University of Washington, Center for the Study of Teaching and Policy. [Retrieved April 29, 2005]

Garet, M. S., Porter, A. C., Desimone, L., Birman, B. F., & Yoon, K. S. (2001). What makes professional development effective? Results from a national sample of teachers. American Educational Research Journal 38(4), 915 - 945.

Ingersoll, R. & Kralik, J. (2004). The impact of mentoring on teacher retention: What the research says. Denver, CO: ECS.

Joyce, B. & Showers, B. (2002). Student achievement through staff development. Alexandria, VA: ASCD.

Kennedy, M. (1998). Form and substance in inservice teacher education. Research Monograph No. 13. Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin, National Institute for Science Education.

Loucks-Horsley, S., Love, N., Stiles, K. E., Mundry, S., & Hewson, P. W. (2003). Designing professional development for teachers of science and mathematics. Second Edition. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press.

Loucks-Horsley, S., Stiles, K., & Hewson, P. (1996, May). Principles of effective professional development for mathematics and science education: A synthesis of standards. NISE Brief. Madison, WI: National Institute for Science Education. [Retrieved April 29, 2005]

Odden, A., Archibald, S., Fermanich, M., & H. A. Gallagher, H. A. (2002). A cost framework for professional development. Journal of Education Finance, 28(1), 51 - 74.

Porter, A. C., Garet, M. S., Desimone, L. M., & Birman, B. F. (2003). Providing effective professional development: Lessons from the Eisenhower Program. Science Educator, 12(1), 23 - 40.

Putnam, R. & Borko, H. (1997). Teacher learning: Implications of new views of cognition. In B. J. Biddle, T. L. Good, & I. F. Goodson (Eds.), The international handbook of teachers and teaching (pp. 1223 - 1296). Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Kluwer.

Stein, M. K., Smith, M. S., & Silver, E. A. (1999). The development of professional developers: Learning to assist teachers in new settings in new ways. Harvard Education Review, 69, 237 - 269.

Supovitz, J. A. (2003). Evidence of the influence of the National Science Education Standards on the professional development system. In K. S. Hollweg & D. Hill (Eds.), What is the influence of the National Science Standards? (pp. 64 - 75). Washington, DC: National Academy Press.

Weiss, I. R., Banilower, E. R., McMahon, K. C., & Smith, P. S. (2001). Report of the 2000 national survey of science and mathematics education. Chapel Hill, NC: Horizon Research, Inc. [Retrieved April 29, 2005]

Evaluations of Programs

Birman, B. F., Desimone, L., Porter, A. C., & Garet, M. S. (2000). Designing professional development that works. Educational Leadership, 17(5), 613 - 649.

Cohen, D. K. & Ball, D. L. (1999). Instruction, capacity, and improvement (CPRE Research Report Series, RR-43). New Brunswick, NJ: Consortium for Policy Research in Education. [Retrieved April 29, 2005]

Cohen, D. K. & Hill, H. C. (2001). Learning policy: When state education reform works. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press.

Cohen, D. K. & Hill, H. C. (2000). Instructional policy and classroom performance: The mathematics reform in California. Teachers College Record, 102(2), 294 - 343. [Retrieved April 29, 2005]

Corcoran, T., McVay, S., & Riordan, K. (2003). Getting it right: The MISE approach to professional development. CPRE: University of Pennsylvania. [Retrieved April 29, 2005]

Corcoran, T. B., Shields, P. M., & Zucker, A. A. (1998). Evaluation of NSF's stateside systemic initiatives (SSI) Program: The SSIs and professional development for teachers. Menlo Park, CA: SRI International. [Retrieved April 29, 2005]

Desimone, L., Porter, A. C., Birman, B. F., Garet, M. S., & Yoon, K. S. (2002). How do district management and implementation strategies relate to the quality of the professional development that districts provide to teachers? Teachers College Record, 104(7), 1265 - 1312.

Desimone, L. M., Porter, A. C., Garet, M. S., Yoon, K. S., & Birman, B. F. (2002). Effects of professional development on teachers' instruction: Results from a three-year longitudinal study. Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 24(2), 81 - 112.

Hamilton, L. S., McCaffrey, D., Klein, S. P., Stecher, B. M., Eisenshtat Robyn, A., & Bugliari, D. (2001). Teaching practices and student achievement: Evaluating classroom-based education reforms. (DRU-2603-EDU). Santa Monica, CA: RAND.

Hill, H. C. & Ball, D. L. (2004). Learning mathematics for teaching: Results from California's Mathematics Professional Development Institutes. Journal for Research in Mathematics Education, 35(5), 330 - 351.

Weiss, I. R., Pasley, J. D., Smith, P. S., Banilower, E. R., & Heck, D. J. (2003). Looking inside the classroom: A study of K - 12 mathematics and science education in the United States. Chapel Hill, NC: Horizon Research, Inc. [Retrieved April 29, 2005]