A-Z List of Free SEDL Publications

Below is a list of SEDL publications available free online. There are additional publications available in the SEDL Store, where SEDL lists the publications available for sale.

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Parent and Community Involvement in a College/Career–Ready Culture: Texas Comprehensive Center Briefing Paper, Number 2 (2010)
This brief addresses the questions: What are some examples of underachieving schools that have involved parents and community partners to increase student achievement through building a focus on college and career readiness? How do they solicit community response and what contributions have parents/community members made to support a college and career readiness environment? What does the research say about this topic?
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Partners in Education: A Dual Capacity-Building Framework for Family–School Partnerships (2014)
This resource presents a new framework for designing family engagement initiatives that build capacity among educators and families to partner with one another around student success. Based in existing research and best practices, this report is designed to act as a scaffold for the development of family engagement strategies, policies, and programs.
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Pre-Graduation Transition Services for Persons with Autism Spectrum Disorders: Effects on Employment Outcomes (A Campbell Collaboration Systematic Review) (2013)

This systematic review aims determine the effectiveness of pre-graduation interventions aimed at persons with autism spectrum disorders to shape behaviors, social interactions, and/or skills that result in employment in mainstream competitive employment settings.

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Pre-Graduation Transition Services for Persons with Autism Spectrum Disorders: Effects on Employment Outcomes (2013)

This systematic review aims to determine the effectiveness of pre-graduation interventions aimed at persons with autism spectrum disorders to shape behaviors, social interactions, and/or skills that result in employment in mainstream competitive employment settings.

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Principal's Role in the Instructional Process: Implications for At-Risk Students: Issues About Change, Volume 1, Number 3 (1991)
This paper focuses on the interactions and six behaviors of principals and teachers who work to change and improve schools for children at risk.
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Principals and Teachers: Continuous Learners: Issues About Change, Volume 7, Number 2 (1999)
This paper discusses how three principals have increased staff capacity by developing professional development relationships with their staffs and encouraged their participation in the decision-making process.
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Professional Development Guides for the Afterschool Training Toolkit (2008)
For use with the online Afterschool Training Toolkit, these free guides give program directors and site coordinators resources for leading professional development courses on building engaging afterschool activities.
Professional Learning Communities Assessment-Revised (PLCA-R) Online (2010)
The Professional Learning Communities Assessment-Revised is a questionnaire that measures staff perceptions of school practices related to six dimensions of a professional learning community and its related attributes.
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Professional Learning Communities Facilitator's Guide (2015)

The Professional Learning Communities Facilitator's Guide is designed to assist teacher teams in applying the evidence-based strategies in the Teaching Academic Content and Literacy to English Learners in Elementary and Middle School educator's practice guide, produced by the What Works Clearinghouse.

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Professional Learning Communities: An Ongoing Exploration (2000)
This book reviews the five dimensions along which a school staff must operate to develop a professional learning community and discusses the role such a community plays in school reform.
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Professional Learning Communities: Communities of Continuous Inquiry and Improvement (1997)
This literature review includes examples of schools that have organized professional learning communities and discusses five dimensions of those communities: supportive and shared leadership, shared values and vision, collective creativity, supportive conditions, and shared personal practice. The publication also discusses steps for transforming a school into a professional learning community.
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Professional Learning Communities: What Are They and Why Are They Important?: Issues About Change, Volume 6, Number 1 (1997)
This lucid review of the research on professional learning communities defines five important attributes of professional learning communities and identifies the outcomes they deliver to staff and students.
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Professional Teaching and Learning Cycle, Georgetown School District (2011)
SEDL's Research and Evaluation staff conducted an evaluation of the extent to which the PTLC process was changing teaching and learning in the Georgetown County School District. This report summarizes recent evaluation findings regarding the achievement of expected outcomes associated with the process.
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Professional Teaching and Learning Cycle, Lancaster School District (2011)
SEDL's Research and Evaluation staff conducted an evaluation of the extent to which the PTLC process was changing teaching and learning in the Lancaster County School District. This report summarizes recent evaluation findings regarding the achievement of expected outcomes associated with the process.
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Progress Report to Districts and Schools: SEDL's Working Systemically Model (2003)
A report of the findings based on analyses of more than 260 interviews with teachers, administrators, parents, and other staff and field notes of SEDL coordinators who worked with the districts.
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