Book Title: How to Cultivate Collaboration in a PLC (Solutions) (Solutions for Professional Learning Communities)
Publisher: Solution Tree
Author: Thomas W. Many
Collaborate for schoolwide success. Establishing a collaborative culture can significantly impact student achievement and professional practice. With this how-to guide, you'll gain clarity on the work of teams in a PLC and uncover the elements of effective team development. Discover skills and behaviors that individuals and teams can improve regarding communication, facilitating data conversations, and managing consensus while working together.
-Consult case studies that illustrate the problems that teacher teams may face as they collaborate and how to address them.
-Evaluate the stages that teams will move through as they collaborate to reach agreement.
-Consider step-by-step processes for cultivating effective collaboration.
-Determine the responsibilities for each member of a collaborative school team.
-Explore the behaviors teachers should commit to in order to foster productive listening and participation among teams.