As we move into March we enter into a time of the year, where it is helpful to be reflective on the quality of your collaborative work. The list below, is a good diagnostic tool for measuring the quality of your PLC professional development work in 2010-2011.
Ultimately, the professional development question for the school faculty and administration is not as much about the provision of time as it is: How will you ensure the most effective use of the time dedicated to the teacher learning team for professional development? This question requires school administrators and teachers to have a well-focused professional development plan for the content work of the collaborative teacher learning teams.
The real professional development “work” of mathematics teacher teams