PDS Publications and Presentations

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Edited Book Related to PDS Partnerships

Polly, D. Heafner, T. L., Spooner, M., & Chapman, M. (2015). Professional Development Schools and Transformative Partnerships. Hershey, PA: IGI Global.

Publications Related to UNC Charlotte PDS Partnerships

Polly, D. (accepted). Utilizing a Professional Development School partnership to support teachers’ implementation of a standards-based mathematics curriculum. In J. Ferrara, J. Nash, I. Guadarrama, & R. Beebe (Eds.), Research in Professional Development Schools, Volume 6. Charlotte: NC: Information Age Publishing. 

Polly, D. (accepted). Providing School-Based Learning in Elementary School Mathematics: The Case of a Professional Development School Partnership. Teacher Development: An International Journal of Teachers’ Professional Development.

Polly, D., Binns, I., & Putman, S. M. (accepted). Leveraging professional development schools and intensive clinical work to support elementary teacher candidates’ completion of the edTPA. In M. Cosenza & M. Buchanan (Eds.), Professional Development Schools. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.

Heafner, T. L. & Spooner, M. C. (2015). Nurturing teacher development and promoting student academic achievement through a reciprocal teaching experience.  In D. Polly, T. Heafner, M. C. Spooner, & M. W. Chapman (Eds.), Professional Development Schools and Transformative Partnerships (pp. 308-328). Hershey: PA: IGI Global. doi: 10.4018/978-1-4666-6367-1.ch022

Kolano, L. Q. & Childers-McKee, C. (2015). Designing authentic field-based experiences with immigrant students through one university and urban school partnership. In D. Polly, T. Heafner, M. C. Spooner, & M. W. Chapman (Eds.), Professional Development Schools and Transformative Partnerships (pp. 84-97). Hershey: PA: IGI Global. doi: 10.4018/978-1-4666-6367-1.ch007

Polly, D. (2015). Establishing a Professional Development School partnership to address students’ learning needs in elementary school mathematics. In D. Polly, T. Heafner, M. C. Spooner, & M. W. Chapman (Eds.), Professional Development Schools and Transformative Partnerships (pp. 245-254). Hershey: PA: IGI Global. doi: 10.4018/978-1-4666-6367-1.ch017

Polly, D., Smaldino, S., Brynteson, K. (2015). Developing a rubric to support the evaluation of professional development school partenrships. School-University Partnerships, 8(1), 20-23. 

Polly, D., Spooner, M. C., & Chapman, M. W (2015). Developing a more systematic approach to Professional Development School partnerships: The case of PDS efforts at a large urban university. In D. Polly, T. L. Heafner, M. C. Spooner, & M. W. Chapman (Eds.), Professional Development Schools and Transformative Partnerships (pp. 22-29). Hershey: PA: IGI Global. doi: 10.4018/978-1-4666-6367-1.ch002

Popejoy, K., Good, A. J., Rock, T. C., & Vintinner, J. (2015). Integrated methods block: Transforming elementary teacher preparation through the integration of content methods and early clinical experiences. In D. Polly, T. Heafner, M. C. Spooner, & M. W. Chapman (Eds.), Professional Development Schools and Transformative Partnerships (pp. 228-244). Hershey: PA: IGI Global. doi: 10.4018/978-1-4666-6367-1.ch016

Rock, T. C. & Heafner, T. (2015). The Professional Development School: Fertile ground for service-learning initiatives. In D. Polly, T. Heafner, M. C. Spooner, & M. W. Chapman (Eds.), Professional Development Schools and Transformative Partnerships (pp. 189-212). Hershey: PA: IGI Global. doi: 10.4018/978-1-4666-6367-1.ch014

Kissel, B., Putman, M., Stover, K. (2013). Using digital portfolios to enhance students’ capacity for communicating about learning. In K. Pytash & R. Ferdig (Eds.) Exploring Technology in Writing and Writing Instruction (pp. 37-53). Hershey, PA: IGI Global.

Kissel, B., Miller, E., & Hansen, J. (2013). What’s new about Writers’ Workshop: Using retro ideas to re-envision student led agendas. In K. Wood, J. Paratore, B. Kissel, and R. McCormack (Eds.) What’s new in literacy teaching? IRA E-ssentials series. Newark, DE: International Reading Association.

Kissel, B., Stover, K., Wood, K., Heinstchel, K. (2013). Digital discussions. In K. Wood, J. Paratore, B. Kissel, and R. McCormack (Eds.) What’s new in literacy teaching? IRA E-ssentials series. Newark, DE: International Reading Association.

Popejoy, K., Good, A., Rock, T., Vintinner, J., Little, M.K., & Rodgers, E. (2013).  Integrated Methods Block: Capitalizing upon existing PDS partnerships to strengthen elementary teacher preparation.  PDS Partners, 9(2), 10-11.

Polly, D., Dooley, T., & Banks, K. (2013). Leveraging a PDS partnership to design rigorous common mathematics assessments. PDS Partners, 8(3), 13-14.

Wood, K., Stover, K., & Kissel, B. (2013). Using digital VoiceThreads to promote 21st Century learning. Middle School Journal, 44(4), 58-64.

Polly, D. & Little, M. (2012). Leveraging professional learning communities and collaborative team meetings to address student achievement in mathematics. PDS Partners, 8(1), 10-11.

Menser, J., Harbaugh, A., Cox, C., & Pugalee, D.K. (2012). Sustaining effective professional development school relationships. In Professional Collaborations in Mathematics Teaching and Learning: Seeking Success for All (NCTM Seventy-fourth Yearbook), 206-216. Reston, VA: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.

Polly, D. (2012). Supporting  mathematics instruction with an expert coaching model. Mathematics Teacher Education and Development, 14(1), 78-93.

Polly, D., Frazier, J. W., Hopper, C., Chapman, M. W., & Wells, R. (2012). Examining the influence of a support seminar on pre-service teachers’ preparedness for student teaching. School-University Partnerships, 5(1), 102-107.

Polly, D. & Little, M. (2012). Leveraging professional learning communities and collaborative team meetings to address student achievement in mathematics. Invited article in PDS Partners, 8(1), 10-11. PDF.

Fitchett, P.G. & Heafner, T.L. (2011).  Culturally responsive social studies teaching: Models of theory into practice. In W.B. Russell (Ed.), Contemporary Social Studies: An essential reader. Charlotte, North Carolina: Information Age Publishing.

Polly, D. (2011). Teachers’ learning while constructing technology-based instructional resources. British Journal of Educational Technology, 42(6), 950-961.   doi: 10.1111/j.1467-8535.2010.01161.x

Polly, D. (2011). Technology to develop algebraic reasoning. Teaching Children Mathematics, 17(8), 473-478.

Rock, T. & Stepanian, J. (2010).  We are the future: We are agents of change.  Social Studies and the Young Learner, 23(2), 9-12.

Polly, D. & Ausband L. (2009). Developing higher order thinking skills through WebQuests. Journal of Computing in Teacher Education, 26(1), 5-10.

Polly, D., & Ruble, L. (2009). Learning to share equally. Teaching Children Mathematics, 15(9), 558-565.

Green, M.G., Piel, J.A., & Hicks, V. (2008). Surviving a change in a high-risk, urban PDS school. PDS Partners, 3(3), 12-13.

Heafner, T.L. & Spooner, M.C. (2008). Promoting learning in a professional development school: Helping students 'get over the mountain.' Chapter in I.N. Guadarrama, J.M. Ramsey, & J.L. Nath (Eds.), University and school connections: Research studies in Professional Development Schools.