Good the see you all again – in person!
Here’s a handout / agenda
- Review / Q & A
- Online survey
It has been said, “Teachers often leave a mark on their students, but they seldom leave a mark on their profession” (Wolfe, 1989). Through the process and products of action research teachers will do both.
Use the handout above and this digest from Eileen Ferrance‘s chapter to get started. The links below provide additional background and more in-depth guidance.
- Action Research FAQ
- Short Definition
- The Cycle
- Teacher as Researcher Taking Action Research to Task, from Teaching Today Magazine
- Gathering Data – Writing Questionnaires
- Action research for professional development, by Jean McNiff (or as a .doc)
- TEACHER RESEARCH, by Sharon Parsons, San Jose State University
- Teacher as Researcher – brief ERIC overview
- Understanding Action Research, from the Center for Collaborative Action Research | Pepperdine University
- An excellent overview chapter by Eileen Ferrance, Brown University (pdf)