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Powerful learning communities

Oscar T. Lenning

Powerful learning communities

a guide to developing student, faculty, and professional learning communities to improve student success and organizational effectiveness

by Oscar T. Lenning

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Published by Stylus Pub. in Sterling, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • In-service training,
  • College teachers,
  • Teacher-student relationships,
  • Professional learning communities

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementOscar T. Lenning ... [et al.].
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLB1738 .P69 2013
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25404443M
    ISBN 109781579225797, 9781579225803, 9781579225810, 9781579225827
    LC Control Number2012026180

    title: powerful learning: creating learning communities in urban school reform. created date: 4/22/ pm.   Building Powerful Learning Environments expands this understanding to embrace families, communities, other learning institutions, and businesses not as helpers, but as co-builders of a powerful learning environment. It demonstrates that schools have to take the first step in this direction by becoming the center of a new educational culture.


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Folks: The posting below looks at principles for the design of learning communities (LCs). It is from Chapter 2 - Preparing for Powerful Learning Communities, in the book, Powerful Learning Communities: A Guide to Developing Student, Faculty, and Professional Learning Communities to Improve Student Success and Organizational Effectiveness, by Oscar T.

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Why write this book. The scope and types of LCs Preparing for powerful LCs Creating and implementing optimal face-to-face, virtual, and hybrid LCs The Importance of Professional Learning Communities for School Improvement Article (PDF Available) in Creative Education 04(05) January with 7, Reads How we measure 'reads'.

Professional Learning Communities (PLC) Learning as Our Fundamental Purpose We, in the Red Clay Consolidated School District, acknowledge that the fundamental purpose of our schools is to help all students achieve high levels of learning, and therefore, we are willing to examine our practices in light of their impact on learning.

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