Focus on Teaching: PLCs Can Impact Teacher Innovation

Collaboration within professional learning communities (PLCs) helps teachers innovate in the classroom. More teacher collaboration improves student outcomes, according to Edutopia. Effective PLCs share a common definition of student success measures. Beware! A poorly functioning PLC can stifle innovation if the end-result is all teachers doing the same thing. Successful PLCs embrace productive conflict and…

Resources for Teachers & Instructional Coaches – January 2020

Start off the new year with these recommended reads for teachers and instructional coaches. Professional learning communities increase innovation, student outcomes PLC’s help teachers to determine a common language for learning and assessments. They also provide a conducive space for innovation as teachers in PLC’s will try out new strategies. Ultimately, effective PLC’s will embrace…