The PD Book


7 Habits that Transform Professional Development

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<b>Develop transformational professional development programs that build and sustain your school community</b> <p>In <i>The PD Book,</i> bestselling author Elena Aguilar and co-author Lori Cohen offer seven habits&mdash;and a wealth of practical tools&mdash;that help you transform professional development. In this book, you’ll learn how to inspire adult learners, the importance of having clear purpose, and how to navigate power dynamics in a group. You’ll also learn a new way to plan PD that allows you to attend to details and be a responsive facilitator. The dozens of tips and tricks, anecdotes and research, and tools and resources will enable you to create the optimal conditions for learning. <p>You’ll also: <ul> <li>Craft effective outcomes for your adult students and design an agenda that aligns with adult learning principles</li> <li>Use storytelling as a tool for effective workshops and trainings</li> <li>Plan backwards from evaluations and outcomes to create powerful and lasting educational experiences</li> </ul> <p>Ideal for educational leaders and administrators, professional development facilitators, coaches, and positional leaders in both K-12 and higher education, <i>The PD Book</i> is an incisive resource offering concrete strategies for educators at all levels.