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Friday Teacher Video - Professional Learning Communities

Learning Level Team Teacher Video

Professional Learning Communities (PLCs) provide a systematic means of improving instruction and school culture.  The professional learning community (PLC) model gives our schools a framework to build teacher capacity to work as members of high-performing, collaborative teams that focus on improving student learning. The framework requires our schools to have a solid, shared mission, vision, values, and goals; collaborative teams that work interdependently to achieve common goals; and a focus on results as evidenced by a commitment to continuous improvement.

During the 2019-2020 school year, teams of teachers, curriculum/professional development teacher leaders, instructional coaches, and principals will meet most Fridays to answer the four driving PLC questions:

  1. What do we want students to know?

  2. How will we know that they have learned it?

  3. What do we do if they didn’t learn it?

  4. What do we do if they already know it?