Posts in PLC
Ep. 24--A Conversation with Dr. Isabel Sawyer, and Dr. Marisa Ramirez Stukey on Professional Learning

In this episode co-authors Dr. Isabel Sawyer and Dr. Marisa Ramirez Stukey discuss the difference between professional development and professional learning, as well as what approaches yield better results when it comes to faculty-based adult learning. Also, in this conversation we learn some approaches to professional learning processes that stick.

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Ep. 22--A Conversation with Jennifer Abrams on Finding one's Voice

This episode is a great one not just for new teachers, but for anyone who works with people (basically everyone then…) In this episode, we’ll talk about Jennifer Abrams’ work as a voice coach (see her blog for more information) the ins and outs of self-advocating, and speaking up when something is not right. We will also discuss her upcoming book, Swimming in the Deep End.

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Ep. 21--A Conversation with Dr. John Almarode on PLCs

Dr. John Almarode joins us again for a discussion about PLCs. As part of the Visible Learning team they have worked to reimagine PLCs and employ Visible Learning ideas to make sure that the teacher is put back at the center of the workings of a PLC. We discuss equity, pre assessment, as well as ways that teacher teams can ensure their work is effective within their PLCs.

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