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Creating and sustaining learning communities

Creating and sustaining learning communities

early lessons from charter schools

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Education, Office of Educational Research and Improvement, Educational Resources Information Center in [Washington, DC] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Charter schools -- United States.,
  • School management and organization -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesEarly lessons from charter schools
    StatementPriscilla Wohlstetter, Noelle C. Griffin.
    ContributionsGriffin, Noelle C., Educational Resources Information Center (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17123894M

    (). Creating and Sustaining Online Learning Communities: Designing Environments for Transformative Learning. International Journal of Pedagogies and Learning: Vol. 5, No. 3, pp. ERIC ED Creating and Sustaining Professional Learning Communities: Q&A with Stephanie Hirsh, Ph.D. Educator Effectiveness Webinar Series.

    This report summarises the main finding from the Creating and Sustaining Effective Professional Learning Communities (EPLC) project, funded by the Department for Education and Skills (DfES), the General Teaching Council for England (GTCe) and the National College for School Leadership (NCSL) from January to October   Creating and sustaining effective professional learning communities. Research Report London: DfES and University of Bristol The role of shared values and vision in creating professional learning communities. Paper presented to the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Seattle, April.

      Professional Learning Communities (PLC) are not a new idea. The small groups of teachers, versus one large faculty meeting, are used to focus in on student achievement, as well as the teacher behaviors that bring about changes. PLCs look different depending on the group, school, or district that is working together. This report summarises the main finding from the Creating and Sustaining Effective Professional Learning Communities (EPLC) project, funded by the Department for Education and Skills (DfES), the General Teaching Council for England (GTCe) and the National College for School Leadership (NCSL) from January to October MAIN CONCLUSIONS 1.


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Linn, University of California, Berkeley5/5(2). Preview. High school reform expert, consultant, and author, Grace Sammon, offers district and school leaders a step-by-step approach to the work of redesigning high schools into smaller learning communities.

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Creating and sustaining effective professional learning communities (Research Brief RB). Nottingham, United Kingdom: Department for Education and Skills.

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Hurd, Building And Sustaining Learning Communities Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Building And Sustaining Learning Communities books, Learning. Louise Stoll is Past President of the International Congress for School Effectiveness and Improvement and Visiting Professor at the London Centre for Leadership in Learning, Institute of Education, University of London and University of Bath.

She was a co-director of the Effective Professional Learning Communities (EPLC) Project. Creating and Sustaining Online Learning Communities: /ch What is an online community. Is any Web-based course, e-mail list, or membership-based discussion forum an online community?Cited by: 1.

The communities and authors featured provide different forms of online professional development for university professors, K–12 teachers, administrators, and others. Their insights will be of interest to anyone designing, sustaining, or studying electronic learning environments, regardless of the specific subject matter.

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Randy Garrison Read online. TY - BOOK. T1 - Creating and Sustaining Effective Professional Learning Communities. AU - Bolam, R. AU - McMahon, AJ. AU - Stoll, L. AU - Thomas, SM. 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).

This handbook is a guide for action that will: Help educators develop a common vocabulary and consistent understanding of key PLC concepts. Present a compelling argument that t4/5(34). A professional learning community (PLC) is more than a group of individuals meeting together to read a common book or discuss a relevant issue.

According to Huffman and Hipp (), PLCs are a way of working; "a school's professional staff members who continuously seek to find answers through inquiry and act on their learning to improve student learning" (p.

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Linn, University of California, BerkeleyBrand: Teachers College Press. Creating knowledge in learning communities can facilitate innovative solutions to increasingly complex problems in today’s knowledge society. Designing the right environment to create online communities is a complex task that has implications for designers, facilitators and participants.

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