Author: Nell Panero

Low-inference transcripts in peer coaching: a promising tool for school improvement (International Journal of Mentoring and Coaching in Education, 2014)

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The Scaffolded Apprenticeship Model (SAM) is a team-based school improvement and leadership development program in which participants earn graduate-level credits and school leadership certification[1].  One key component of the SAM program is peer coaching, where SAM participants, or “coaches,” partner with colleagues, or “peers,” in their schools to examine the peers’ instructional practice. In SAM, the term “peer coaching” is used …

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Collaborative Inquiry to expand student success in New York City schools (Harvard Education Press, 2014)

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Developing school capacity to continuously improve student achievement is essential to the success of New York City’s strategy to empower schools and hold them accountable for results.  The Inquiry initiative is the New York City Department of Education (DOE’s) approach to developing this capacity.  Its goal is to develop school administrators’ and teachers’ skills in …

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SAM: Leadership for school reform (Leadership in Focus, 2014)

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Strategic Inquiry (The Raw & the Cooked, June 2014)

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Last week I was looking all over the house for a book called Strategic Inquiry: Starting Small for Big Results in Education by Nell Scharff Panero and Joan E. Talbert. I’ve been a fan of their work for quite a long time, and Nell gave me a call a few weeks ago to catch up and talk …

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Children First Intensive Inquiry Team Handbook (NYC DOE, July 2008)

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The purpose of this handbook is to introduce members of Inquiry Teams, or anyone interested in understanding New York City’s Inquiry Teams, to the basic concepts and processes related to this work. It describes the thinking behind the choice to implement Inquiry Teams as a key element of New York City’s strategy for school improvement, …

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