Volume IX: Common Planning Time in Middle Level Schools: Research Studies from the MLER SIG’s National Project

handbook9Steven Mertens, Vincent A. Anfara, Jr., Micki M. Caskey, & Nancy Flowers
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Foreword, Paul S. George

The History and Development of the MLER SIG’s National Middle Grades Research Project on Common Planning Time, Steven B. Mertens, Vincent A. Anfara, Jr., Micki M. Caskey, and Nancy Flowers

Common Planning Time: A Review of Literature, Vincent A. Anfara, Jr., Nancy Flowers, Micki M. Caskey, and Steven B. Mertens

Common Planning Time: Benefits and Barriers, Stacy Duffield

Comparison of Teacher’s Perceptions of Perceived Barriers Regarding the Implementation of Common Planning Time at Two Middle Schools, Dana Pomykal Franz, Nicole L. Thompson, and Nicole C. Miller

Components of School Culture that Enhance the Effective Use of Common Planning Time in Two High-Performing Middle Schools, Shawn A. Faulkner and Christopher M. Cook

Social Capital and Common Planning Time, Deb Pattee

The Benefits and Drawbacks of Common Planning Time for Interdisciplinary Team Teachers: A New Look in the Era of No Child Left Behind, Marilyn J. Taylor

A Case Study of Effective Common Planning Time and its Positive Outcomes,Molly Mee

Lessons Learned: A Case of One Teacher’s Common Planning Time Experience, Ellis Hurd

Reading Challenges for Middle Grade Teams: Literacy’s Place in Common Planning Time Discussions, Francine Falk-Ross

Teachers’ Perceptions of Common Planning Time: A Qualitative Analysis of the National Middle Grades Research Project, Vincent A. Anfara, Jr. and Micki M. Caskey

Structure and Activities during Common Planning Time: A Portrait of Two Middle Schools, Pam S. Angelle and Cherie E. Gaines

The Reported Use of Common Planning Time in High-Performing Middle Level Schools, Christopher M. Cook, Lenore J. Kinne, and Shawn A. Faulkner

Common Planning Time in Oregon Middle Schools: An Endangered Model, Jan M. Carpenter, P. Maureen Musser, Linda L. Samek, and Micki M. Caskey

The Implementation and Use of Middle Level Common Planning Time: A Study of Four Middle Schools, Steven B. Mertens, Ellis Hurd, and Keith Tilford

Teachers’ Use and Implementation of Common Planning Time: A Quantitative Analysis of the National Middle Grades Research Project, Nancy Flowers and Steven B. Mertens.

Conclusions: Common Planning Time Project Findings and Future Steps, Micki M. Caskey, Vincent A. Anfara, Jr., Steven B. Mertens, and Nancy Flowers