Douglas Fisher

Douglas Fisher, PhD, is professor of educational leadership at San Diego State University and a teacher leader at Health Sciences High and Middle College in California.
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How can we extend and enrich learning?

That Pesky Fourth PLC Question

Categories: Assessment, Authors, PLC, RTI

There are four questions that drive the conversations of members of collaborative planning teams have as part of their Professional Learning Communities.  These questions are (DuFour, DuFour, Eaker, & Many, 2010):

  1. What is it we want our students to learn?
  2. How will we know if each student has learned it?
  3. How will we respond when some students do not learn it?
  4. How can we extend and enrich the learning for students who have demonstrated proficiency? (p. 119)

For the past several decades, schools have focused on these questions to impact students’ learning. Well, really, teams have more likely focused on the first three questions.  Read more

Unstoppable Learning Network

Introducing the Unstoppable Learning Network! (VIDEO)

Categories: Solution Tree

Educational experts Douglas Fisher and Nancy Frey are bringing the concepts of their new book to life with a series of short videos!

So what is Unstoppable Learning all about? The framework examines the essential elements to student success, helping teachers and administrators understand the big picture of education and the intricate relationships that impact classrooms every day.

But don’t just take our word for it! In this exclusive, one minute preview, Fisher and Frey give a sneak peak of what you can expect out of this thirty day learning experience.

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