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Award-winning author details a clear, research-based process for implementing PLCs to improve student learning. Included are practical strategies, activities, exercises, and troubleshooting tips for coaches.
Chatper 7: Troubleshooting Common Obstacles
As coaches and PLCs pursue the common goal of improving student learning by improving teacher practice, and as coaches in particular recognize and bear in constant mind that this pursuit is fundamentally interpersonal in nature, there are bound to be growing pains along the way. Some of these are relatively minor in the scheme of things and were addressed previously in the FAQ section in Chapter 6. Other obstacles, perhaps more burdensome but equally solvable, are discussed in greater detail in this final chapter.
Common Obstacles and Challenges
Dealing with Reluctant and Resistant Teachers
Before I launch into my best thoughts about how to deal with this most common and challenging aspect of coaching a PLC, it is necessary to mention that these ...