Enriching the Learning

Enriching the Learning

Meaningful Extensions for Proficient Students in a PLC at Work®

By: Michael Roberts

Effectively answer question 4 of the Professional Learning Community process: How will we extend the learning for students who have demonstrated proficiency? Learn how to plan and execute lesson extensions—such as grouping students by interest—to engage proficient students for deeper learning.

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Create extended learning opportunities for student engagement and enrichment

Rely on Enriching the Learning to help your school community answer critical question 4 of the professional learning community process: How will we extend the learning for students who have demonstrated proficiency? The book’s wide range of student enrichment strategies, templates, and tools is designed to fully prepare collaborative teams to plan and execute engaging extensions for any subject area or grade level.

Lesson extensions and student engagement strategies for teaching proficient students in a PLC:

  • Develop an understanding of the fourth question of a Professional Learning Community (PLC) at Work® and why it is the most poorly addressed of the foundational PLC questions.
  • Understand the importance of engaging proficient students in extended lessons and continuing their education.
  • Learn how to differentiate instruction, enrich the curriculum, and build lesson extensions that will push proficient students to extend their abilities.
  • Become familiar with three different extension models (skill extensions, interest extensions, and social extensions) and numerous strategies for implementation that integrate student voice and choice.
  • Utilize the reproducible extension-planning templates and completed examples to build your own lesson extensions for personalized learning.

Related Topics

Instruction Professional Learning Communities at Work® Professional Learning Communities

Additional Information

Product Code: BKF889

ISBN: 9781947604674

Published By: Solution Tree

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