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About boadams1

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.

2012 in review – automated annual report for PLC-Facilitators

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 2,200 views in 2012. If every person who reached the … Continue reading

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11-12 PLC Assessment

2011-12 Westminster PLC Assessment Click here to take survey

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PLC-F Agenda: Apr. 19, 2012

How will we utilize the PLC feedback survey for collecting data in 2011-12?  Continue to design and development the 2011-12 PLC survey. REVIEW: Editing/revising in chunks (completed on 04/12/12) Designing prompts for SMART Goal – PBL concentrated work Brainstorm possible prompts in … Continue reading

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PLC-F Agenda: Jan. 19, 2012

SMART Goal:  The PLC members will grow in understanding/proficiency for Project-based Learning and Balanced Assessment by engaging in regular lesson study aimed at achieving these objectives in the Learning for Life vision statement. CHALLENGE: Collaboratively build an ORGANIZED PBL resource … Continue reading

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PLC-F Agenda: Jan. 12, 2012

SMART Goal:  The PLC members will grow in understanding/proficiency for Project-based Learning and Balanced Assessment by engaging in regular lesson study aimed at achieving these objectives in the Learning for Life vision statement. CHALLENGE: Collaboratively build an ORGANIZED PBL resource … Continue reading

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PLC-F Agenda: Nov. 10, 2011

1. “Gallery Walk” the Idea-Wall Post-Up/Affinity Map we created on 10-27-11 to begin gamestorming the PLC-F PBL lesson study for adult learners in our various PLCs/PLTs. 2. Brainwrite a series of possible “lesson plans” for PLC-F PBL lesson study…based on … Continue reading

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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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