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The Big Book of Tools for Collaborative Teams in a PLC at Work®

By: William M. Ferriter

Organized around the four critical questions of PLC at Work®, this resource provides collaborative teams with tools to become agents of positive change. Objectives are organized in an explicit structure to foster best practices in teaching and improve team learning outcomes.

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An explicitly structured guide for team learning and implementing collaborative PLC strategies

Build your team’s capacity to become agents of positive change. Organized around the four critical questions of PLC at Work®, this comprehensive book of field-tested, easy-to-use tools provides an explicit structure for collaborative teams. Rely on these resources and best practices to help you establish team norms, navigate common challenges, develop collective teacher efficacy, and more.

  • Discover how to address the many challenges teams face, and develop the skills necessary to improve student learning.
  • Understand how to build a solid foundation for your collaborative efforts.
  • Study strategies for effectively developing a guaranteed and viable curriculum, common formative assessments, and remediation and extension opportunities.
  • Obtain targeted support and tools that you can use immediately to strengthen the work of your collaborative team.
  • Explore the core behaviors that are essential to collaborative success.

Related Topics

Professional Learning Communities at Work®Professional Learning CommunitiesTeacher EfficacyTeams

Additional Information

Product Code: BKF898, EKF461

ISBN: 9781947604858

Published By: Solution Tree

Bill provides a teacher’s voice for teachers’ work as he guides teams through troubleshooting collaborative challenges as only someone who has lived PLCs can.

Joe O’Brien, assistant principal for curriculum and instruction, Vernon Hills High School, Illinois

William Ferriter has done it again! In The Big Book of Tools for Collaborative Teams in a PLC at Work®, Mr. Ferriter provides over one hundred tools that can be used to guide collaborative work in your schools. All of the tools are easy to use and accessible to ensure your collaboration time is focused on the right work. This book should be mandatory for every PLC practitioner. What an amazing resource!

Bo Ryan, principal, CREC Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts Middle School, Connecticut

The Big Book of Tools for Collaborative Teams in a PLC at Work® is another phenomenal resource from expert Bill Ferriter. He combines research and practitioner expertise to produce specific tools that support educators in various stages of understanding about professional learning communities and the four PLC questions.

Amanda McAdams, director of curriculum, Lincoln County School District #2, Wyoming

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