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Porter, A.C. & McMaken, J. (September 2009). Making connections between research and practice. Phi Delta Kappan, 91(1), 61-64.

Porter, A.C., Smithson, J.L., Blank, R. & Zeidner, T. (2007). Alignment as a Teacher Variable. Applied Measurement in Education, Vol. 20 (1) 27-51

Blank, R.K,, Smithson, J., Porter, A.C., Nunnaley, D., Osthoff, E. (2006, Spring). Improving Instruction through Schoolwide Professional Development: Effects of the Data-on-Enacted-Curriculum Model. ERS Spectrum, Journal of Research and Information, Vol. 24(2), 9-23.

Porter, A. C., Garet, M. S., Desimone, L. M., & Birman, B. F. (2003, Spring). Providing effective professional development: Lessons from the Eisenhower Program. Science Educator 12(1), 23-40.

Desimone, L., Porter, A. C., Birman, B. F., Garet, M. S., & Suk Yoon, K. (2002, October). How do district management and implementation strategies relate to the quality of the professional development that districts provide to teachers? Teachers College Record 104(7), 1265-1312.

Desimone, L., Porter, A. C., Garet, M., Suk Yoon, K., & Birman, B. (2002, Summer). Effects of professional development on teachers' instruction: Results from a three-year longitudinal study. Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis 24(2), 81-112.

Garet, M. S., Porter, A. C., Desimone, L., Birman, B. F., & Yoon, K. S. (2001, Winter). What makes professional development effective? Results from a national sample of teachers. American Educational Research Journal 38(4), 915-945.

Birman, B., Desimone, L., Porter, A. C., & Garet, M. (2000). Designing professional development that works. Educational Leadership 57(8), 28-33.

Porter, A. C., Garet, M. S., Desimone, L., Yoon, K. S., & Birman, B. F. (2000, October). Does professional development change teaching practice? Results from a three-year study. (Report to the U.S. Department of Education, Office of the Under Secretary on Contract No. EA97001001 to the American Institutes for Research). Washington, DC: Pelavin Research Center.

Garet, M. S., Birman, B. F., Porter, A. C., Desimone, L., & Herman, R. (with K. S. Yoon). (1999,October). Designing effective professional development: Lessons from the Eisenhower Program. (Report to the U.S. Department of Education, Office of the Under Secretary on Contract No. EA97001001 to the American Institutes for Research). Washington, D.C.: Pelavin Research Center.

Porter, A. C. (1991). Good teaching of worthwhile mathematics to disadvantaged students. In M. S. Knapp & P. M. Shields (Eds.), Better schooling for the children of poverty: Alternatives to conventional wisdom (pp. 125-148). Berkeley, CA: McCutchan Publishing Corporation.

Porter, A. & Brophy, J. (1988). Good teaching: Insights from the work of the Institute for Research on Teaching. Educational Leadership 45(8), 75-84. (Also Occasional Paper No. 114, East Lansing: Michigan State University, Institute for Research on Teaching, 1987; a chapter in R. S. Brandt (Ed.), Readings on research from educational leadership (pp. 217-226). Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development; a chapter in Readings from educational leadership: Coaching and staff development (pp. 66-75), a companion volume edited by R. S. Brandt for ASCD.

Porter, A. C. (1986). From research on teaching to staff development: A difficult step. Elementary School Journal 87(2), 159-164.