Richard DuFour<br />Presented by FadhilAhmadi<br />Tuesday, May 17, 2011.<br />What is a “Professional Learning Community”...
What is a “Professional Learning Community”?<br />Points to address:<br />a. Focus on learning.<br />b. Collaborative work...
Formal education mission:<br />	-Student learn.<br />	-Focus on learning.<br />	-Learning for all.<br />A. Ensure that Stu...
Identify struggling students.<br />Provide assistance in difficulty.<br />Devote extra time.<br />School responses<br />
  Example: Adlai Stevenson High School in Lincolnshire, Illinois.<br />Progress report every three weeks.<br />First month...
B. A Culture of Collaboration<br />Educators must work together:<br />Learning for all purpose	<br />To analyze.<br />To i...
Cont`d<br />Example: Boones Mill Elementary School, Franklin, Virginia.<br />3rd and 4th teachers collaboration:<br />Stud...
Collaborative teachers:<br />Everyone belongs to team focus on student learning.<br />Devote time to meet daily-school yea...
C. Focus on Results<br />Effectiveness is judged by results.<br />Schools and teachers suffer DRIP <br />(Data Rich Inform...
Example: Freeport Intermediate School, Houston, Texas.<br />Result sharing:<br />Effective teaching.<br />Successful pract...
Principal`s idea of transformation:<br />Deal data on student achievement.<br />Together to improve results.<br />Data as ...
The professional learning community is the commitment and persistence of the educators.<br />It emphasis on learning for a...
How to sustain professional learning community ideas in our school culture?<br />Which idea is more dominant? why?<br />Qu...
Thank you<br />
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  1. 1. Richard DuFour<br />Presented by FadhilAhmadi<br />Tuesday, May 17, 2011.<br />What is a “Professional Learning Community”?<br />
  2. 2. What is a “Professional Learning Community”?<br />Points to address:<br />a. Focus on learning.<br />b. Collaborative work.<br />c. Accountable for results.<br />
  3. 3. Formal education mission:<br /> -Student learn.<br /> -Focus on learning.<br /> -Learning for all.<br />A. Ensure that Students Learn<br />
  4. 4. Identify struggling students.<br />Provide assistance in difficulty.<br />Devote extra time.<br />School responses<br />
  5. 5. Example: Adlai Stevenson High School in Lincolnshire, Illinois.<br />Progress report every three weeks.<br />First month:<br />Tutorial for struggling students.<br />Weekly progress.<br />Daily guided study hall.<br />Cont`d<br />
  6. 6. B. A Culture of Collaboration<br />Educators must work together:<br />Learning for all purpose <br />To analyze.<br />To improve classroom practice.<br />To promote deep learning.<br />Higher level of student achievement.<br />
  7. 7. Cont`d<br />Example: Boones Mill Elementary School, Franklin, Virginia.<br />3rd and 4th teachers collaboration:<br />Study state & national standard, district curriculum, student achievement data.<br />Identify knowledge and skills in upcoming language arts unit.<br />Formative assessment.<br />Build the strengths and address weaknesses.<br />
  8. 8. Collaborative teachers:<br />Everyone belongs to team focus on student learning.<br />Devote time to meet daily-school year.<br />Focus on essential outcomes, kinds of assessment, analyses of student achievement, strategy for result development<br />Cont`d<br />
  9. 9. C. Focus on Results<br />Effectiveness is judged by results.<br />Schools and teachers suffer DRIP <br />(Data Rich Information Poor).<br />Professional learning community turns data to useful information.<br />
  10. 10. Example: Freeport Intermediate School, Houston, Texas.<br />Result sharing:<br />Effective teaching.<br />Successful practices.<br />Replication .<br />Curriculum that needs attention.<br />Cont`d<br />
  11. 11. Principal`s idea of transformation:<br />Deal data on student achievement.<br />Together to improve results.<br />Data as useful indicator of progress.<br />Cont`d<br />
  12. 12. The professional learning community is the commitment and persistence of the educators.<br />It emphasis on learning for all.<br />It focuses on learning than teaching.<br />Conclusions<br />
  13. 13. How to sustain professional learning community ideas in our school culture?<br />Which idea is more dominant? why?<br />Questions<br />
  14. 14. Thank you<br />

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