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Horwitz, Julie; Bradley, Janice; Hoy, Linda – Journal of Staff Development, 2011
In a professional learning community, adults learn through focused conversations on teaching practices and teacher learning to support student learning. Teachers in a professional learning community push each other's thinking and learning about teaching through questioning. While there are multiple opportunities for this critical thinking to…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Learning Activities, Interprofessional Relationship, Communities of Practice
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Bradley, Janice; Munger, Linda; Hord, Shirley – Journal of Staff Development, 2015
Educators working to achieve changes in classroom teaching practices that lead to improvement in student learning need to gain clarity in where they are going--what they want to accomplish. Teachers in a professional learning community need a road map as they begin learning and applying a new practice to ensure they reach their intended goal…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Practices, Academic Achievement, Communities of Practice
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Hoy, Linda K.; Bradley, Janice; Horwitz, Julie – Journal of Staff Development, 2012
A teacher can be the most important resource in a school. When the teacher's attitude derives from asset-based thinking, positive impact can occur for both teacher and student. Asset-based thinking is defined as "a way of viewing reality." Those who embrace this model approach things from a positive as opposed to a negative perspective.…
Descriptors: Professional Development, Teacher Leadership, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Student Relationship