Bryk, Anthony S., "Support a Science of Performance Improvement," Phi Delta Kappan, 90(April, 2009), 597-600.*


Anthony S. Bryk


Argues for a D-EE-D (Design-Educational Engineering-Development) infrastructure that will address core problems of educational practice, both to determine whether a program can work at scale and to discern how to make it work; discusses creating usable knowledge for professional development communities focusing on specific instructional systems.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Development as Inquiry

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Knowledge Generation, Teacher Knowledge, In-service Teacher Development


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