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ERIC Number: EJ1105432
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Pages: 4
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0034-0561
Stay Connected: Using Technology to Enhance Professional Learning Communities
Bates, Celeste C.; Huber, Rachael; McClure, Erin
Reading Teacher, v70 n1 p99-102 Jul-Aug 2016
Professional Learning Communities (PLCs) offer opportunities for educators to collaboratively inquire and study innovative literacy practices. However, scheduling conflicts and other challenges often interrupt or create barriers for PLCs. This article provides suggestions for integrating technology into a face-to-face PLC as a means of supporting participants as they think and learn together over time. The article includes descriptions of four technological platforms: VoiceThread, TodaysMeet, Poll Everywhere, and Blendspace and how each of these platforms can enhance a traditional PLC.
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Language: English
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