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Podcast for Teachers: Teachers as Collaborators

What are the costs and benefits to teachers as they learn within PLC’s? Chad Dumas, the author of Let’s Put the C back in PLCs, answers this question and highlights how teachers can assess the effectiveness of their current PLC process along with strategies to improve its effectiveness. Subscribe to the Steve Barkley Ponders Out […]

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Podcast for Parents: Parents Collaborating with Schools

  Chad Dumas, a parent, teacher, researcher and author who focuses on collaboration in schools shares his thinking about parent-school collaboration. Communication around needs and goals is highlighted. Visit Chad’s website here. Follow Chad on Twitter: @chaddumas Subscribe to the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast on iTunes or visit BarkleyPD.com to find new episodes! […]

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Leaders Modeling Professional Learning

I recently had the opportunity to engage in several conversations and to record a podcast with Chad Dumas, the author of Let’s Put the C in PLC: A Practical Guide for School Leaders. Chad’s website has a post view on Ten Elements of Principal Knowledge — 2-Page Overview of 10 Elements. I invited Chad to […]

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Podcast: Collaboration is Critical to PLC’s

Chad Dumas, the author of Let’s Put the C Back in PLC’s, shares strategies for instructional coaches and school leaders to support the effectiveness of PLCs. The conversation includes the skills that teachers need to gain to work effectively as team members and the understanding that as long as leaders are directing PLC’s, the true […]

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