9781932127423

On Common Ground : The Power of Professional Learning Communities

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  • ISBN13:

    9781932127423

  • ISBN10:

    1932127429

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2/1/2005
  • Publisher: Solution Tree

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Summary

On Common Ground brings the ideas and recommendations of many of North America#146;s educational leaders into one resource for educators working to help their students achieve at ever-higher levels. Each chapter contributes to a sound conceptual framework and specific, practical strategies for developing professional learning communities.

Table of Contents

About the Editors vii
Foreword Here and Now: Improving Teaching and Learning xi
Mike Schmoker
Introduction On Common Ground: The Power of Professional Learning Communities 1(6)
Richard DuFour
Robert Eaker
Rebecca DuFour
SECTION 1 Overview of PLCs
Recurring Themes of Professional Learning Communities and the Assumptions They Challenge
7(24)
Richard DuFour
Robert Eaker
Rebecca DuFour
What Is a Professional Learning Community?
31(14)
Richard DuFour
SECTION 2 Critical Questions of PLCs
Putting It All Together: Standards, Assessment, and Accountability in Successful Professional Learning Communities
45(20)
Douglas Reeves
Assessment FOR Learning: Building a Culture of Confident Learners
65(20)
Rick Stiggins
Masters of Motivation
85(30)
Jonathon Saphier
Turning Book Burners Into Lifelong Learners
115(20)
Roland S. Barth
SECTION 3 Creating PLCs
No Turning Back: The Ironclad Case for Professional Learning Communities
135(20)
Mike Schmoker
Leading for Transformation in Teaching, Learning, and Relationships
155(22)
Dennis Sparks
SECTION 4 Placing PLCs in a Broader Context
More Effective Schools: Professional Learning Communities in Action
177(16)
Lawrence W. Lezotte
Implementing PLCs in the Chicago Public Schools
193(16)
Barbara Eason-Watkins
Professional Learning Communities Writ Large
209(16)
Michael Fullan
SECTION 5 A Call to Action
Closing the Knowing-Doing Gap
225
Richard DuFour
Robert Eaker
Rebecca DuFour

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