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Professional Learning Communities
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The fact that the school had no history of professional learning community or rather the collaborative learning among its students, made the process a bit difficult… n ongoing, job-embedded; results driven and a professional development model that fosters collegiality and collaboration among the entire education setting. Alternatively, the intellectual goal of…
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Professional Learning Communities
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The term professional learning community refers to a reform in the field of education that strives to ameliorate the current education standard by introducing a set of principles. These principles involve the burgeoning of the spirit of learning, collegiality among the teachers,… (DuFour, 2004, pp.6-11). For Senge, the five key disciplines underlying the…
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Professional learning Communities /monograph
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The US Department of Education in 2009, through its Digest of Education Statistics 2008, revealed disheartening statistics on US elementary and secondary education. Based on Table 118 of the statistics digest, the mean reading scores of 12th grade students have been dramatically… Students with scores of around 200 are able to understand, combine ideas, and…
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Professional Learning Communities
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This has been enhanced through ensuring that the students have access to the various resources which are utilised in learning. The fundamental role of the teachers… he school all work towards ensuring their students gain the essential skills required in the utilisation of these resources and enhance the learning attribute. This remains closely related to the…
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Professional PD Program: Learning Communities
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Professor Name 5th October 2011 Professional PD Program – Learning Communities Rationale of the Project My school has lot of students who suffer from autism. But the problem is that neither the teacher nor their parents are aware about autism suffered by the students.… Children suffering with ASD require special attention and different techniques of…
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Values and Ethos of Learning Communities
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In K-12 public education, learning communities play a crucial role in personal and moral development of students, their life orientation and everyday activities. Educators and administrative staff should possess leadership skills and develop strong moral values in order to lead and direct diverse students and create a positive learning environment. …
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Distributed Leadership in Small Learning Communities: Effect on Student Achievement
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The complexity and challenges of school systems today are such that no one leader can meet the demands of daily leadership responsibilities. The previously held idea of the principal as an all-knowing leader has become traditional and obsolete. … Hence, the role of the principal has gone beyond managing the daily affairs of the school and supervising teachers,…
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Early Childhood Learning Communities: socio-cultural research in practice,
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The first chapter of the celebrated book on early childhood education, Early Childhood Learning Communities: socio-cultural research in practice, deals with a socio-cultural perspective on early childhood education. … Marilyn Fleer. (Ed). Frenchs Forest, N.S.W.: Pearson Education Australia. Summary of the text with supporting quotes The first chapter of the…
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Professional Learning Communities Focusing On the Contributions of Utilizing Social Media Within Learning Commun
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This paper analyzestThe evolution of the social media which has changed the manner in which teachers plan and prepare for their lessons. The reasons of these changes are because of the evolution of technology. … from his students, some suggesting new ideas of improving the lessons including use of power-point presentations, or issuance of course special notes…
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'Students' learning and achievement increase substantially when teachers work in learning communities supported by school le
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‘Students’ learning and achievement increase substantially when teachers work in learning communities supported by school leaders who focus on improvement’. (Michael Fullan, 2008) When I first came to teach in special school I had not worked with a multi-professional environment which requires people from different professions and agencies to work together towards meeting the needs of the pupils.…
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What do you understand by the notion of a learning community Critically examine how learning communities facilitate effective learning
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Instructional Design (ID) and Dynamic Community Learning (DLC) are two different approaches to the same problem; learning a particular skill or subject of interest. While Instructional Design is a more conventional method and has been established for its advantages, Dynamic… In this essay, the various views and their effectiveness is also explored with…
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How might the development of professional learning communities enhance teaching and learning in Design and Technology in the primary school
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Bottery (1996) suggested that at least seventeen different criteria have been claimed at one time or another to describe professional behaviour. Salient characteristics included subscription to a specialised… All these characteristics ensure that a professional demonstrates expertise and dominance over his or her trade. Thus, professionalisation became a…
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Communities of practice and their contribution to organisational learning
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Communities of Practice and Their Contribution to Organizational Learning Name: University: Course: Tutor: Date: Introduction A community of practice offers members informal and sometimes formal ways in which to acquire knowledge and skills and share them among themselves (Learningtheories.Com, 2013).… According to Jeanand Etienne (1991, p21), learning is not…
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Critical Practice in Community Learning and Development- Writing Communities
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Thesis- The main purpose of writing this essay is to show how literacy practices can help improve learning of a group of sixteen young people of mixed gender who do not attend mainstream school due to their behavior and other issues. Community learning and development comprises… The content of this paper has three main overlapping aims. The first aim is to…
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Learning Journal: focusing on the various issues in exploring Urban Native Communities
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It is has also been shown in various studies that the major distributive compositions of the aborigine communities through out the country are to be found in the urban centers, in the reserves and in other rural areas. The studies have shown that more than half the population of… eighborhoods which are normally inhabited by those in society that are better off…
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Communities of practice
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In the reserach paper “Communities of Practice” the author analyzes communities of practice which become a key focus within the organizational development and when thinking about working with groups, they have substantial value.… Particularly as people advance past routine processes into challenges that are more complex, they rely greatly on…
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Establishing a Learning Community
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One must agree that, the most challenging task before a society is to participate in the building and rebuilding of communities to the… onger the world they have known; that the nation, and indeed the world, is undergoing deep and ever-accelerating changes; and that even the community or neighborhood in which they live no longer offers the comfort of…
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Virtual communities
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Long gone is the time when communication was only limited to geographical and political boundaries, or when merely one-to-one communication was possible on the telephone across borders. Virtual communities take communication beyond these levels to computer-mediated or online… t block or the other side of planet of any individual who is a part of a…
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Learning Experience
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Evaluate how your courses and experiences in your University program have contributed to your growth, problem solving, written and oral communication skills, information retrieval and utilization, and collaboration. (400 words) I have grown so much in the meaningful… What is amazing is that the learnings from different courses seem to complement each other…
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Online Learning
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Effective use of information technology as a learning tool has transcended its boundary from being only desirable to achieve the status of bare necessity. It should be considered inexcusable should any educator overlook its power. As on-line learning expands, its impact will affect curriculum, instruction, society, and individual's personal lives and careers.…
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Principles of Adult Learning
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A particular role in the whole process is attributed to motivation, which is being viewed as a key determinant of student’s success as a professional. The… According to Malcolm Knowles, there are six tenets of understanding the adult learning; they include adults being independent and self-ruling learners, possessing an accumulation of knowledge and work…
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Principles of learning
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Principles of learning are a topic that is covered by further education teachers after completing City & Guild Stage 1. The subject has more theories to be learnt that in stage 1 and it takes at least 2 terms to complete. The main aim of the subject is to enable the teacher to be able to explore education issue that are current in order for them to improve their area of specialization. …
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Communities
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Every morning, I have the habit of having my coffee in the nearby café with a group of my friends. This socializing action among our group makes a community, as we usually engage in talks, exchanging stories, and having fun. Actually,… So, what makes a group like ours a community is the existence of values, norms, customs, and traditions that are shared and…
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Lifelong Learning
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In the paper “Lifelong learning” the author analyzes how to revitalize a new harmony with nature, with each other and with the concept of a divine intelligence. The only thing preventing the achievement of the desirable outcomes has to be rooted in the persistence of poverty and the lack of education. … H G Wells was correct when he said that 'the whole of…
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Online learning and cultural issues
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Researchers shortlisted these studies to find those that compared an online to a face-to-face communication, calculated learning… h showed that students who took all or part of their medium of instruction as online performed better on average than those taking the same course via traditional face-to-face medium of instruction. Also effect sizes were found to…
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