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International Journal of Educational Leadership Preparation, v2 n1 Jan-Jun 2007

The process of creating a professional learning community can be difficult, lengthy, and incredibly rewarding. Based on the author's experiences working as an administrator in a professional learning community school, this article discusses the role that conversation, contention, and commitment play in the development of a PLC, and includes specific suggestions and strategies for school leaders engaged in building a professional learning community in their own schools.

Descriptors: Role, Communities of Practice, Administrator Attitudes, Communication (Thought Transfer), Conflict, Persuasive Discourse, Teaching Methods, Educational Practices, Conflict Resolution, Teamwork, Teacher Administrator Relationship

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Author: Graham, Parry

Source: https://eric.ed.gov/?q=a&ft=on&ff1=dtySince_1992&pg=1601&id=EJ1066767







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