Professional Learning Communities
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It seems that almost every day this week in some forum or another I've heard reference to the need to 'recapture the profession' of teaching.
Back on December 9, 2011 my post was about action research we are doing at my school on student engagement. I wrote about the four themes that our students developed about what great teachers needed to do to keep them engaged in the learning process. To read the post click here .
Just Because I Said It, Doesn't Mean They Learned It - Calgary, AB, Canada, ASCD EDge Blog post - A Professional Networking Community for EducatorsThis year, as I begin to understand and implement the notion of Instructional Leadership into my practice the saying, “ Just because I said it, doesn’t mean they learned it. ” seems to becoming more and more meaningful. I find that with my staff, I am a great teller.
The latest trend in education may be to shift teaching and learning from the classroom to the internet.
addresses the real-world critical questions that arise when schools begin their work to become professional learning communities (PLCs). How can administrators and teachers take the promise of a PLC and turn it into reality?