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Written by three noted mathematics educators, this volume presents a process-based approach to building a high-quality mathematics program based on five NCTM principles and four NCSM leadership principles.
Chapter 7: Establishing Professional Learning Communities
Establishing Professional Learning Communities
Professional learning communities (PLCs) serve to sustain change initiatives and empower teachers. Mathematics leaders may find themselves in schools that have some form of PLC. If PLCs are in place, then the start of a mathematics achievement improvement effort is an excellent time to reevaluate, realign, and refocus them. If PLCs have not yet been created, then it is a good time to develop them.
Professional learning communities do not just happen. Mathematics ...