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Professional development for teachers to boost student achievement
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LeadLearner: 7 Traits of a Transformational Leader

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How To Run Your Meetings Like Apple and Google

How To Run Your Meetings Like Apple and Google | Professional Learning Communities - A Focus on Learning | Scoop.it
Contrary to popular belief: meetings are not the devil. We look at how to get more creative - and productive - with your weekly gatherings.
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Flavor of the Month or Research & Development? « Byron's Babbles

Flavor of the Month or Research & Development? « Byron's Babbles | Professional Learning Communities - A Focus on Learning | Scoop.it

Now I know I will get all the negative reactions that are associated with any time of professional development or professional learning communities – no money, no time, yada yada yada. A true learning organization is a culture ...

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When It Comes to Change, Are You a Committed Sardine? | AllThingsPLC

When It Comes to Change, Are You a Committed Sardine? | AllThingsPLC | Professional Learning Communities - A Focus on Learning | Scoop.it

“What do we do if every teacher is not on board with making this change?”

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About Professional Learning Communities

Throughout the school year, elementary schools, middle schools and high schools will dismiss early for Professional Learning Community time.

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Beth Panitz, Ed.D.'s comment, May 5, 2012 10:01 PM
Our special education school staff values our early dismissal days every Wednesday. We have a chance to meet as collaborative teams.
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Professional Learning Animation AITSL

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Beth Panitz, Ed.D.'s comment, May 5, 2012 10:06 PM
Inspirational video for educational leaders worldwide.
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5 Keys to Improving Student Achievement at Your Sc... - WeAreTeachers

5 Keys to Improving Student Achievement at Your Sc... - WeAreTeachers | Professional Learning Communities - A Focus on Learning | Scoop.it
What is the key to assuring that each of your students is successful this year?  Great teaching?  Amazing programs?  Motivated teachers?
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Solution Tree: Rebecca DuFour, 4 Critical Questions of a PLC

Rebecca DuFour reviews the four critical questions professional learning communities need to ask to continuously focus on student learning.

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Lisa Sporn's curator insight, March 27, 2014 6:48 AM

These are the 4 most important questions we need to ask ourselves everyday!

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Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud: DEVELOPING PROFESSIONAL LEARNING COMMUNITIES

Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud: DEVELOPING PROFESSIONAL LEARNING COMMUNITIES | Professional Learning Communities - A Focus on Learning | Scoop.it

Instructional Coaching With the End in Mind.

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Letter From The Principal: What Bricks Have To Do With Assessments

Letter From The Principal: What Bricks Have To Do With Assessments | Professional Learning Communities - A Focus on Learning | Scoop.it
Parkway Northeast Middle School Principal Dr. Kim Brandon's latest letter to the school community.
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Revolution in the Classroom - Four Corners

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For some time now there's been a bruising debate about the balance of funding handed out to public and private schools.
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Solution Tree: Rick DuFour on Raising the Bar and Closing the Gap

Visit us at http://www.solution-tree.com Solution Tree author Rick DuFour shares what he and his coauthors learned in writing Raising the Bar and Closing the...
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How Is Time Spent During Your Team Meetings? | AllThingsPLC

How Is Time Spent During Your Team Meetings? | AllThingsPLC | Professional Learning Communities - A Focus on Learning | Scoop.it
Find the latest research, articles, tools and other education resources for building a PLC � professional learning community. Collaborate with teachers and administrators on our frequently updated blog, written by PLC and education professionals.
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21st Century PLNs for School Leaders

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George Couros (@gcouros on Twitter) is the Division Principal of Innovative Teaching and Learning for Parkland School Division, a large district near Edmonton, Alberta.
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Engage Me!

Pupils from Robin Hood primary school, Birmingham, worked with a film crew from the National College for School Leadership to express their desire to use the...
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Marzano Teacher Evaluation - Teacher Evaluation for Student Achievement

Marzano Teacher Evaluation - Teacher Evaluation for Student Achievement | Professional Learning Communities - A Focus on Learning | Scoop.it
Dr. Marzano’s Teacher Evaluation. Help districts transform their teacher evaluation system into an engine of growth and professional development reflecting gains between teacher evaluation and student performance.
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Solution Tree: Richard DuFour on PLCs and 21st Century Skills

Richard DuFour asserts that traditional school culture is not designed to deliver student success. For students to acquire essential 21st century skills, schools must organize into professional learning communities.

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Patrice Bucci's curator insight, December 19, 2013 12:34 PM

working and learning...job embedded PD.... I'm ready!

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How Social Media can Enhance Schools as Professional Learning Communities

How Social Media can Enhance Schools as Professional Learning Communities | Professional Learning Communities - A Focus on Learning | Scoop.it
The field of social media is a burgeoning area of communication, and one that educators cannot ignore. Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Diigo, GooglePlus – these platforms for communication are not g...
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Professional Learning Communities-- A Fable

Made for elementary school teachers. Helps teachers learn the basics about PLC's.
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Education Week Teacher Professional Development Sourcebook: Formative Assessment: Using Feedback to Feed Forward

The components of effective formative assessment.

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The Case for Common Formative Assessments | AllThingsPLC

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Find the latest research, articles, tools and other education resources for building a PLC � professional learning community. Collaborate with teachers and administrators on our frequently updated blog, written by PLC and education professionals.
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Solution Tree: Rebecca DuFour, 3 Big Ideas of a PLC

Visit us at http://www.solution-tree.com Solution Tree author Rebecca DuFour walks you through the 3 big ideas of the PLC at Work model of school improvement.
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