The first of a two part series on professional education learning communities. It looks at "Connecting and Collaborating...In and Out of the Classroom."
The post begins with a number of definitions of learning communities, how this concept is addressed in the new Common Core, and how learning communities benefit educators (and students).
A ten step approach is also discussed, beginning with "developing awareness" and finishing with "thinking like a living museum...and." For more information click through to the post.
Via Beth Dichter, Laura Conley, Dorai Thodla