A Must Read (IMO) from Rick DuFour (Yoda)

Just read this from my RSS-feed collector. Felt in my gut that I had to put it here for us to read and consider.

http://www.allthingsplc.info/wordpress/?p=2430

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Learner. Husband. Dad. Chief Learning and Innovation Officer at Mount Vernon Presbyterian School in Atlanta, GA. Have worked in transformation design, educational innovation, and school leadership for 20+ years.
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One Response to A Must Read (IMO) from Rick DuFour (Yoda)

  1. jplgough says:

    Thanks, Bo. I enjoyed reading Progress or Procrastination? from All Things PLC. In particular, I loved reading

    The power of PLCs lies in a cyclical process of collective inquiry that results in a guaranteed curriculum, careful monitoring of student learning by the team, timely and systematic intervention and enrichment, and collective analysis of student learning to inform and improve the individual and collective practice of the team. Breaking that process into a series of disjointed tasks for four years is not in the best interest of student learning.

    I think we would all agree that the 2nd tennis pro’s approach is the one that works best. We learn by doing through practice, reflection, and revision.

    Rick DuFour sums it up well:

    The bottom line is this: A team that begins to engage in this cyclical process in two or three-week units will become far more proficient at the PLC process than teams who take four years before implementing the process.

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