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The PLC Book (Paperback)
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The PLC Book (Paperback)

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Paperback 128 Pages / Published: 05/01/2016
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A complete rewrite of best-selling and award-winning text The Reflective Educator's Guide to Professional Development: Coaching Inquiry-Oriented Learning Communities, this revamped text will show teachers the ways being a productive and active member of a PLC can help them reclaim their own profession and create a successful PLC to improve student learning.

Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
ISBN: 9781483382654
Number of pages: 128
Weight: 270 g
Dimensions: 254 x 177 x 10 mm


"The PLC Book is an essential resource for all principals and teachers who wish to create a powerful culture of adult and student learning in their schools. Dana and Yendol-Hoppey created a practical go-to guide designed to help all educators understand and enact an exciting program of professional learning. A must-read for all who are currently engaging in or wish to begin Professional Learning Communities in their schools."

-- Todd Whitaker

"The PLC Book is destined to be an essential text in the fields of teacher education, teacher professional development, school administration and a handbook for teachers and others engaged in the pursuit of systemic educational change."

-- Frances Rust, Senior Fellow & Director of Teacher Education Program

"The PLC Book is a must-read for anyone wishing to establish a PLC in their school, from the leader looking for a whole-school approach, to the classroom practitioner seeking to connect with a group of educators."

-- Liane Pitcher-Leigh, Evidence-Based Teaching Lead

"The PLC Book is as essential as The Reflective Educator's Guide to Professional Learning Communities! Their careful guidance and realistic examples support the work of teachers to genuinely learn together based on inquiry, shared common goals and reflective practices."

-- Donnan Stoicovy, Elementary Principal/Lead Learner

"The PLC Book creates a powerful and memorable connection between the idea of Professional Learning Communities and the actuality of creating and sustaining them."

-- Teri Schrader, The School Reform Initiative

"The PLC Book will be a go-to resource for teachers, from those looking to begin PLCs for the first time to experienced PLCs looking to refine their collaborative work and get more focused on what makes a difference for student learning."

-- Jennie Beltramini, K-8 Math Instructional Coach

"Dana and Yendol-Hoppey have blazed a path of professional development that few have been brave enough to tackle. They understand schools and how they operate on a core level."

-- Jodi Bergland Holen, Professor

"As no one else, Nancy and Diane master the art of bringing innovative theories into the practice."

-- Rik Vanderhauwaert, DNI

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