Professional Development Schools Weighing the Evidence (Critical Issues in Teacher Education Series) by Ismat Abdal-Haqq

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Published by Corwin Press .

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  • Curriculum planning & development,
  • Industrial or vocational training,
  • Training of,
  • Research,
  • Education,
  • Education / Teaching,
  • United States,
  • Education / General,
  • Education / Research,
  • Laboratory schools,
  • Teaching Methods & Materials - General,
  • Teachers

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Number of Pages96
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Open LibraryOL7908909M
ISBN 100803963505
ISBN 109780803963504

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