Learning by Doing

Learning by Doing

A Handbook for Professional Learning Communities at Work®, Third Edition, Canadian Version

By: Richard DuFour, Rebecca DuFour, Robert Eaker, Thomas W. Many, Mike Mattos

Contributors: Karen Power

Written specifically for Canadian educators, this comprehensive action guide includes new strategies, tools, and tips for transforming schools into high-performing PLCs. Increase academic achievement among students and gain key employee retention strategies from educators with firsthand experience in the classroom.

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A comprehensive action guide for creating high-performing PLCs in Canadian schools and districts

Discover how to close the knowing-doing gap and transform your school or district into a high-performing PLC. Written specifically for Canadian educators, this comprehensive action guide expands on new and significant PLC topics. Access Canadian-specific case studies, advice, and tips for hiring and retaining new staff, creating team-developed common formative assessments, implementing systematic interventions, and more.

  • Learn how to improve student achievement across Canada’s unique and widely diverse provinces and territories, including indigenous and remote regions.
  • Build a shared knowledge of critical vocabulary and the concepts underlying key PLC terms.
  • Explore scenarios, examples, and research aligned to the needs of Canadian educators and schools in Canada.
  • Make honest assessments of your school by examining conventional practices from a fresh, critical perspective.
  • Take immediate and specific steps to close the knowing-doing gap.
  • Follow the step-by-step format outlined in each chapter to advance your own school’s PLC journey.
  • Move beyond planning, and start doing.

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Additional Information

Product Code: BKF930

ISBN: 9781949539479

Published By: Solution Tree

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