Monthly Archives: June 2016

The Intentional Professional Learning Community

Readers who are familiar with the professional culture in most public education environments will have had experiences in “professional learning communities.” These are typically small teams of teachers assigned to work together to improve their instruction through careful examination of data, review of instructional techniques and resources, and ultimately revision of instructional practices.  PLCs, as […]

School’s Almost Out

Summer is just about here and teachers and students all over Maine will rejoice at the end of this week.  In warmer places, they have been out for a couple weeks already.  Summers, like the school year itself, can be a psychological challenge for those of us tied to the school year schedule.  You want […]