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Learning by Doing Mini-Course

Featuring: Tammy Heflebower, Jeremy Shapiro, Richard L. Curwin, Tim Brown, Luis F. Cruz, Rebecca DuFour, Richard DuFour, Cassandra Erkens, Timothy D. Kanold, Mike Mattos, Anthony Muhammad, Sarah Schuhl

Rely on 43 expert-led professional learning communities training videos and quizzes to understand how PLCs work and bring the PLC at Work® process to life in your school. This short online PLC education training covers topics from beginning the journey to dealing with conflict and resistance.

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Format: Mini-Course
USD $39.95

Short online PLC professional development for teachers and leaders

Bring the PLC at Work® process to life in your school with the guidance of our Learning by Doing Mini-Course. In this curated collection of professional learning community videos, Tim Brown, Richard DuFour, Mike Mattos, Anthony Muhammad, and many other leading experts share how to build a shared vision, strengthen collaboration, respond to resisters, design common formative assessment, implement effective teaching methods and interventions, and more PLC topics. A series of brief quizzes will track your progress and enhance your understanding of key concepts of the PLC process along the way.

A digital certificate will be issued upon successful course completion.

The Learning by Doing Mini-Course includes the following online PLC videos:

  • The Foundation of a PLC
  • A Focus on Learning and the Four Essential Questions of a PLC
  • Creating a School Culture That Is Simultaneously Loose and Tight
  • The Culture of an Effective PLC School
  • Clarity at All Levels Requires a Common Vocabulary
  • Highland Elementary’s Journey to Becoming a PLC
  • Sharing Your Mission and Vision with Staff and Students
  • The Mission Statement: The Purpose of Your Purpose
  • Every Aspect of Your School Sends a Message about Your Mission
  • Building Shared Knowledge to Reach Consensus
  • Embedding Collaboration into the Routine Practice of a School
  • Creating Time to Collaborate
  • The Power of Collaboration
  • The Collaboration Process in a PLC
  • Seven Stages of Teacher Collaboration
  • Collaborative Teams Are Designed to Produce Results
  • A Results-Driven Culture
  • Evidence of Student Learning
  • Moving from Anxiety about Sharing Student Data to the Rewards of Sharing the Data
  • The Importance of Assessment within the Four Critical Questions
  • A Focus on Learning and the Four Essential Questions of a PLC
  • Is Student Learning Non-Negotiable in Your School?
  • A Guaranteed and Viable Curriculum
  • How Do We Decide Our Essential Standards?
  • Nothing Trumps Learning
  • Understanding the Common Formative Assessment Process
  • Common Formative Assessments: The Key to Improving Schools
  • Common Formative Assessments: A Powerful Tool for Teacher Collaboration
  • Tackling Resistance to Common Formative Assessments
  • Assessment Design: Matching Questions to Targets
  • An Inside Look as Teacher Teams Review Assessment Data
  • One School’s Plan for Scheduling Intervention and Enrichment
  • Grouping Teachers and Students into Intervention Blocks
  • The First Essential Element of a Systematic Process of Interventions
  • How to Guide Your Interventions
  • System of Interventions: Learn by Doing
  • Plan and Celebrate Small Wins
  • Creating the Perception That We’re Making Progress
  • Reflecting on Our Practices and Celebrating Our Accomplishments
  • Responding Tactfully to Resisters
  • Keys to Responding to Resisters
  • Running Towards Your Resisters
  • Dealing With Conflict in a PLC

Additional Information

Product Code: OTM001

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