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From literature circles to blogs : activities for engaging professional learning communities

Author: Susan M Church; Margaret Swain
Publisher: Markham, Ont. : Pembroke, ©2009.
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Explore the possibilities of teacher-learning communities with this inspiring book that provides both a useful framework and workable strategies that support and guide reflection, cooperation, and collaboration. The book offers everything teachers need -- from the intricacies of initiating a collaborative group to setting a purpose and encouraging widespread participation. It also supplies specific ideas for making  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan M Church; Margaret Swain
ISBN: 9781551382449 155138244X 9781571103338 1571103333
OCLC Number: 373341580
Description: 128 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Activating collaborative learning --
Activities to support professional reading --
Making sense of external documents --
Examining student work --
Rethinking teaching practices --
Extended collaborations --
No beginning, no end --
Blackline masters.
Responsibility: Susan Church, Margaret Swain.

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Explore the possibilities of teacher-learning communities with this inspiring book that provides both a useful framework and workable strategies that support and guide reflection, cooperation, and collaboration. The book offers everything teachers need -- from the intricacies of initiating a collaborative group to setting a purpose and encouraging widespread participation. It also supplies specific ideas for making the transition from busy teacher to open and eager learner. Each chapter focuses on a particular type of learning experience, and includes examples of how to apply said experience, suggestions for incorporating technology, and a discussion of classroom implications. This flexible resource offers various entry points and can be easily adapted to individual needs. It gives both new and experienced teachers activities to build trust and rapport, and expand the possibilities of self-directed learning.

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