Schools As Professional Learning Communities

Author: Sylvia M. Roberts
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 9781412968942
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Build a community in your school and improve learning outcomes with this one-stop sourcebook that features the latest educational issues, new research-based strategies and activities, and more!

Schools As Professional Learning Communities

Author: Sylvia M. Roberts
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1452295808
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Build a community in your school and improve learning outcomes with this one-stop sourcebook that features the latest educational issues, new research-based strategies and activities, and more!

Schools As Professional Learning Communities

Author: Sylvia M. Roberts
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 9780761945826
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This one-stop sourcebook gives you the skills needed to work effectively with teachers, parents, administrators, and students to build a learning community in your school.

Differentiated Professional Development In A Professional Learning Community

Author: Linda Bowgen
Publisher: Solution Tree Press
ISBN: 1936765233
Size: 54.76 MB
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If differentiated instruction works for diverse student learning needs, why not apply it to teacher learning? The authors draw from real experience and PLC concepts to support the value of differentiated professional development. A practical guide for designing school or district professional development plans, this book explains a three-step model that is core to the differentiation process.

Professional Learning Communities By Design

Author: Lois Brown Easton
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1412987113
Size: 19.91 MB
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"This practical guide to the successful implementation of Professional Learning Communities is focused on the intentional learning and actions of teachers who wish to help struggling students succeed and narrow achievement gaps. The author includes a range of professional learning designs, protocols, and tools that can be applied to various PLC contexts. Each chapter includes an installment of a realistic and meaningful case narrative that describes what happens as faculty members work toward improving learning for all students."-- Provided by publisher.

Leading Professional Learning Communities

Author: Shirley M. Hord
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1452294259
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Imagine all professionals in all schools engaged in continuous professional learning! Education experts Shirley M. Hord and William A. Sommers explore the school-based learning opportunities offered to school professionals and the principal's critical role in the creation, development, and support of an effective professional learning community (PLC). This book provides school leaders with readily accessible information to guide them in initiating and developing a PLC that supports teachers and students. Using field-tested examples, the text illustrates how this research-based school improvement model can help educators: Increase leadership capacity Embed professional development into daily work Create a positive school culture Develop accountability Boost student achievement

Professional Learning Communities At Work And Virtual Collaboration

Author: Richard DuFour
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781935542933
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In Professional Learning Communities at Work[[ and Virtual Collaboration: On the Tipping Point of Transformation, authors Richard DuFour and Casey Reason state that now is the best time for transformation in education. They believe that educators are on the tipping point of transforming educationa critical time to evolve the way we teach and learn by using technology to enhance the PLC process. By combining the capacities of the PLC at Work process and powerful technology tools, teams of educators can meaningfully and feasibly modify education. Collaborative teams of educators can meet contemporary challenges and also reach sustained levels of deeper learning if K12 administrators and teachers realize the potential of virtual collaboration to support PLC building blocks. The strategies detailed in this book establish how virtual teams can strengthen PLC implementation.

Teacher Collaboration For Professional Learning

Author: Cynthia A. Lassonde
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470553978
Size: 80.33 MB
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Teacher Collaboration for Professional Learning contains the essential information, tools, and examples teachers and school leaders need to create, manage, and sustain successful collaborative groups. Designed to be a hands-on resource, this practical guide shows you how to: Advocate for collaborative teacher learning Develop and sustain collaborative research groups Organize and conduct productive research projects Address issues of ethics, leadership, and group dynamics Evaluate and sustain collaborative learning activities Based on data from a major survey, Teacher Collaboration for Professional Learning features extensive case examples from model research communities collaborating within schools, across districts, in partnership with universities, and as online networks. The book also offers a wealth of reproducible templates as well as reflection questions and exercises?invaluable tools for organizing study groups.

Collaborative Action Research For Professional Learning Communities

Author: Richard Sagor
Publisher: Solution Tree Press
ISBN: 1935543814
Size: 50.92 MB
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Constant, high-quality collaborative inquiry sustains PLCs. Become disciplined and deliberative with data as you design and implement program improvements to enhance student learning. This book delves into the five habits of inquiry that contribute to professional learning. Get to know them and the action research process they represent. Detailed steps show you how to accomplish collaborative action research that drives continuous improvement.

Protocols For Professional Learning The Professional Learning Community Series

Author: Lois Brown Easton
Publisher: ASCD
ISBN: 1416616373
Size: 49.13 MB
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About the PLC series: Welcome to an adventure! If you are a teacher who is interested in developing a professional learning community to develop your classroom repertoire and increase your students' achievement and motivation, you are in for a treat. A professional learning community (PLC) is a small group of teachers or administrators that meets regularly and works between meetings to accomplish shared goals. PLCs are vehicles for connecting teacher practice and student outcomes, improving both. About this book: Protocols for Professional Learning is your guide to helping PLCs successfully explore any topic. You'll find step-by-step instructions for implementing 16 different protocols that can be used to examine student work or professional practice, address problems with students or among faculty, and facilitate effective discussions.