Introducing PLC Conversations

I was asked to engage an entire faculty in some experiences that would illustrate PLC kinds of conversations. I requested that each grade level (could be department if working with secondary) bring a set of student work in some common area to the faculty meeting. One grade level group brought a piece of writing their […]

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Learning Communities

This week I had the pleasure to read an in-depth report on a project that I had worked on for several years. Building a Learning Community: A Tale of Two Schools┬áby Dan Mindich and Ann Lieberman was recently published by the Stanford Center for Opportunity Policy in Education and Learningforward. The report examines the NJ […]

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Steve Barkley

For the past 30 years, Steve has served as a consultant to school districts, teacher organizations, state departments of education, and colleges and universities nationally and internationally, facilitating the changes necessary for them to reach students and successfully prepare them for the 21st century. Read more…