Hawker Brownlow Education

Making Teamwork Meaningful: Leading Progress-Driven Collaboration in a PLC at Work

Author: Parry Graham, William Ferriter

Availability: In Stock

Code: SOT5287

ISBN: 9781743305287

No of Pages: 124

Publish date: 23/10/2013

Price: $28.95


Making Teamwork Meaningful: Leading Progress-Driven Collaboration in a PLC at Work™ shows school leaders how to successfully focus on the real work of professional learning communities – ensuring that every student experience academic success – by empowering collaborative teams to overcome the difficulties that accompany collaboration.

Making Teamwork Meaningful addresses the potential challenges that educators face in any collaborative effort and provides actions leaders can take to safeguard their schools against complacency and to make staffing decisions that will strengthen PLCs. This resource also offers tips and strategies that every leader can adopt, and highlights effective professional development techniques. Readers will learn how to:

  • Develop hiring and support practices that can change staff turnover into an opportunity to strengthen their PLC

  • Create meaningful learning teams for all staff, even specialists and teachers in small schools

  • Help teachers work effectively in collaborative groups and design professional development experiences that withstand the changes brought about by process

  • Get the right people in the right places when staffing and creating teams

  • Align master schedule with PLC priorities

  • Build an effective intervention system

  • Improve collaborative capacity school wide