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