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Revisiting Professional Learning Communities At Work

Author : Richard DuFour
ISBN : 1934009326
Genre : Education
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Celebrating its tenth anniversary, this sequel to "Professional Learning Communities at Work" offers new insight on the collaborative work that drives PLCs and the challenges of deep implementation.

Revisiting Professional Learning Communities At Work

Author : Richard DuFour
ISBN : 9781934009895
Genre : Education
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This 10th-anniversary sequel to the authors’ best-selling book Professional Learning Communities at WorkTM: Best Practices for Enhancing Student Achievement merges research, practice, and passion. The most extensive, practical, and authoritative PLC resource to date, it goes further than ever before into best practices for deep implementation, explores the commitment/consensus issue, and celebrates successes of educators who are making the journey.

The Creation Of A Professional Learning Community For School Leaders

Author : Amalia Humada- Ludeke
ISBN : 9789462093201
Genre : Education
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The unwavering culture of continuous improvement efforts to bring about school change has irrevocably changed the role expectations for the school leader. The school leader in the 21st century is increasingly perceived as an instructional leader expected to implement whole-school reform models that can shape teacher practice and influence student outcomes. The significant changes in role expectations for school leaders present considerable challenges to an educational system that was not designed to incorporate these conceptualizations. In light of the increased acceptance of changed leadership expectations, the elements that are needed for developing, supporting, and sustaining instructional leaders who can lead systemic change efforts are frequently not present, are fragmented, or are observed at various developmental stages throughout the pK-20 pipeline. This book is centered on the learning and changed behaviors of school leaders, who engaged in a sustained job-embedded professional learning community, facilitated through a university-district partnership. The learning from the findings, suggested that job-embedded learning with their peers, can be instrumental for these principals to build the capacity to lead systemic change efforts. The findings further suggested that creating conditions for new understanding to occur, and sustained opportunities to apply new learning in context to their role, entailed a collaborative effort by a partnership involving two separate institutions with different priorities. The author makes a case for the educational pipeline, to prioritize the support and understanding of complex systemic change efforts and innovations, as they are linked to school improvement.

Global Perspectives On Developing Professional Learning Communities

Author : Nicholas Sun-Keung Pang
ISBN : 9781351206181
Genre : Education
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This book discusses distinctive features of the professional learning community concept, practices and processes across six different education systems in the Asia-Pacific region, namely Mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, South Korea, Singapore, and the United States. It provides a platform for an exchange of different perspectives and offers alternative possibilities of theorizing professional learning communities across different socio-cultural contexts. Contributors provide valuable insights for policy makers, education researchers and educators in the Asia-Pacific region and elsewhere to deal with critical questions about the improvement of teaching and learning and school improvement in a globalizing world. This book was originally published as a special issue of the Asia Pacific Journal of Education.

Building A Professional Learning Community At Work

Author : Parry Graham
ISBN : 9781936765003
Genre : Education
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Get a play-by-play guide to implementing PLC concepts. Each chapter begins with a story focused on a particular challenge. A follow-up analysis of the story identifies the good decisions or common mistakes made in relation to that particular scenario. The authors examine the research behind best practice and wrap up each chapter with recommendations and tools you can use in your school.

17 000 Classroom Visits Can T Be Wrong

Author : John V. Antonetti
ISBN : 9781416620570
Genre : Education
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The authors share lessons learned from an incredible 17,000+ classroom walkthroughs, distilling the insights into strategies for shifting the classroom dynamic from teaching to learning.

Common Core Mathematics In A Plc At Work Leader S Guide

Author : Timothy D. Kanold
ISBN : 9781936765492
Genre : Education
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This leader companion to the grade-level teacher guides illustrates how to sustain successful implementation of the Common Core State Standards for mathematics. Discover what students should learn and how they should learn it. Comprehensive research-affirmed analysis tools and strategies will help collaborative teams develop and assess student demonstrations of deep conceptual understanding and procedural fluency.

Differentiated Professional Development In A Professional Learning Community

Author : Linda Bowgren
ISBN : 193400961X
Genre : Business & Economics
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When teachers acquire new knowledge and successfully transfer it to their classroom practice, student learning improves. Professional learning communities (PLCs) achieve that result with continuous, collaborative, job-embedded learning. Differentiated Professional Development in a Professional Learning Community improves on that model by adding differentiation for teacher learners. The authors thoroughly explain a job-embedded process whereby teachers receive personalized training and support until they are ready to teach new strategies to their students. Book jacket.

The Teacher As Assessment Leader

Author : Thomas R. Guskey
ISBN : PSU:000067082865
Genre : Education
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The Teacher as Assessment Leader explores the importance of effective classroom assessment and the responsibility of the teacher to ignite positive change inside the classroom. Packed with practical strategies for designing, analyzing, and using assessments from expert practitioners, this book shows how to turn best practice in classroom assessment into usable solutions for everyday teaching.

The High Performing School

Author : Mardale Dunsworth
ISBN : PSU:000067082858
Genre : Education
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