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Learning By Doing

Author : Richard DuFour
ISBN : 9781935249894
Genre : Education
File Size : 74. 96 MB
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Like the first edition, the second edition of Learning by Doing: A Handbook for Professional Learning Communities at Work helps educators close the knowing-doing gap as they transform their schools into professional learning communities (PLCs).

Professional Learning Communities At Work

Author : Richard DuFour
ISBN : 1879639602
Genre : Education
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Provides recommendations on ways to improve school performance.

Differentiated Professional Development In A Professional Learning Community

Author : Linda Bowgen
ISBN : 9781936765232
Genre : Education
File Size : 45. 1 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.

Common Formative Assessment

Author : Kim Bailey
ISBN : 9781936765157
Genre : Education
File Size : 20. 16 MB
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Teams that engage in designing, using, and responding to common formative assessments are more knowledgeable about their own standards, more assessment literate, and able to develop more strategies for helping all students learn. In this conversational guide, the authors offer tools, templates, and protocols to incorporate common formative assessments into the practices of a PLC to monitor and enhance student learning

Inquiry

Author : Nancy Fichtman Dana
ISBN : 9781452269306
Genre : Education
File Size : 85. 56 MB
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Connect inquiry to improved teaching and learning across your district! Now that federal and state initiatives require school districts to provide job-embedded professional development, the next step is making it happen. This book helps districts define, develop, and implement a systematic inquiry-based process with a laser-like focus on both adult and student learning. This book’s inquiry model challenges educators and students to: Define questions they are passionate about exploring Collect and analyze data to inform their questions Share what they have learned through the process with others Collaborate to build on their results and improve student achievement

The Principal

Author : Michael Fullan
ISBN : 9781119422358
Genre : Education
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The author of "Six Secrets of Change" describes how and why the principal's role must change to maximize student achievement. Includes a free professional development guide.

The Reflective Educator S Guide To Classroom Research

Author : Nancy Fichtman Dana
ISBN : 9781483331997
Genre : Education
File Size : 78. 9 MB
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Harness the power of classroom data with the bestselling, updated guide to professional learning through inquiry and analysis. In this third edition of the renowned approach to teacher inquiry and data analysis, the authors add forward-thinking substance to their methods of formulating action research questions, collecting and analyzing data, and creating lasting solutions. In addition to illustrative real-life examples and practical exercises, new features include: An expanded data analysis chapter that introduces formative data analysis and its role in teacher research. Techniques for using inquiry to effectively implement Common Core State Standards. A brand-new chapter on ethical issues in teacher research.

School Counselors As Educational Leaders

Author : Joyce DeVoss
ISBN : 0618567933
Genre : Education
File Size : 69. 40 MB
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This text prepares school counselors-in-training to become effective educational leaders, advocates, and collaborators through exposure to current educational leadership and advocacy models. Relevant skill-building exercises encourage active involvement. Counseling and leadership theoretical foundations are integrated with practical principles and skills. Exercises provide students with opportunities to reflect on their own leadership qualities, beliefs, and practices. Students are encouraged to keep a journal of observations, key learning, and a list of student-generated topics for group discussions.

Concise Answers To Frequently Asked Questions About Professional Learning Communities At Work

Author : Richard DuFour
ISBN : 194249663X
Genre : Education
File Size : 58. 39 MB
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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. Benefits 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. Contents Introduction 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"

In Praise Of American Educators

Author : Richard Dufour
ISBN : 1947604503
Genre : Education
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In this dynamic keynote from Solution Tree's 2016 PLC at Work(TM) Institute in Illinois, Richard DuFour confronts the criticisms that American educators and public schools have faced in the 21st century. A companion to Richard DuFour's best-selling book, In Praise of American Educators, the video highlights what educators have accomplished despite unprecedented challenges and what they can do to be even better. See and hear Richard DuFour present his thoughts on education in America: Review evidence for why the present generation of American educators has accomplished more than previous generations Learn the steps that educators can take to transform school culture and structure Consider how the collaborative culture of professional learning communities can support student achievement Break down assumptions surrounding the policies that have been set up for school improvement Understand why the stakes for students have never been higher

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