ERIC Number: EJ828741
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Feb
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The Principal's Role in Supporting Learning Communities
Hord, Shirley M.; Hirsh, Stephanie A.
Educational Leadership, v66 n5 p22-23 Feb 2009
In this article, the authors discuss the following approaches which principals have found support strong learning communities: (1) Emphasize to teachers that you know they can succeed--together; (2) Expect teachers to keep knowledge fresh; (3) Guide communities toward self-governance; (4) Make data accessible; (5) Teach discussion and decision-making skills; (6) Show teachers the research; and (7) Take time to build trust.
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