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Get all of your PLC questions answered. Designed as a companion resource to Learning by Doing: A Handbook for Professional Learning Communities at Work (3rd ed.), this powerful, quick-reference guidebook is a must-have for teacher teams working to build and sustain a PLC. You and your team will turn to this invaluable reference tool again and again as questions and complications arise along your PLC journey.
- Address the four critical questions that guide teacher collaboration through the PLC process.
- Review essential PLC vocabulary.
- Understand the qualities educators need to cultivate school improvement.
- Outline what students need to learn, and ascertain how to react when students either do or do not learn it.
- Gain tips on additional PLC books to read to dig deeper into the topics covered in this book.
1 Laying the Foundation: Mission, Vision, Values, and Goals
2 Building a Collaborative Culture
3 What Do We Want Our Students to Learn?
4 How Will We Know When Our Students Have Learned It?
5 How Will We Respond When Some Students Don't Learn and When Some Do?
6 The District's Role in the PLC Process
7 Consensus and Conflict in a PLC
Afterword: It's a Journey, Not a Destination