Revisiting Professional Learning Communities at Work®

by Richard DuFour (Author), Rebecca DuFour (Author), Robert Eaker (Author), Mike Mattos (Author), Anthony Muhammad (Author)
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This new edition of a classic work is written for educators invested in the moral imperative to do what's right for all students. The authors work from the mindset that PLC at Work® is a continuous process of school improvement. The result is a revelation of best practices affirmed by the latest research and a confirmation of the power of the three big ideas and four critical questions of this proven process.

Learn how to sustain the work of collaborative teams to ensure best practices in instruction, assessment, intervention, and more.

  • Discover new ideas and perspectives on school leadership and school culture.

  • Delve into greater specificity on what issues Professional Learning Communities at Work® can positively impact.

  • Learn how to effectively provide extra time and support for students who struggle and extensions for those who have already reached their learning goals.

  • Understand what research shows is ineffective for student success and why such practices should be discontinued.



Chapter 1: Proven Insights Into Professional Learning Communities at Work

Chapter 2: The Case for Professional Learning Communities at Work

Chapter 3: The Challenge of Cultural Change

Chapter 4: The Four Pillars of a Professional Learning Community--Shared Mission, Vision, Values, and Goals

Chapter 5: Teaching in a Collaborative Culture

Chapter 6: Essential Learning and Assessment in a PLC

Chapter 7: Interventions and Extensions in a PLC

Chapter 8: The Role of the Principal in a PLC

Chapter 9: The Role of the Superintendent and the Central Office in a PLC

Chapter 10: How to Sustain the PLC Process


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Publication date
April 09, 2021
Page count
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