Whether your school is starting out with PLCs or an old hand at it, this page will provide you with some additional readings and resources that may help to make PLCs as successful as possible.
Professional Learning Communities can be characterised as...
A group of teachers who meet regularly as a team to:
Professional Learning Community Readings
This information might help you understand the history of PLC meetings. Click on the button below or visit: http://www.allthingsplc.info/about/aboutPLC.php
Here is an example of a PLC Handbook designed by Columbus County in the USA.
Downloads & More Recommended Reading
The book below also contains online, free downloads / templates to use during PLC meetings. To visit the website, click on the book and scroll down to the 'Online Reproducibles' section.
Funny video to start learning about plcs
This is a cute ice-breaker into PLCs for your staff
Informational video about PLCs
based on Eaker & DuFour. Great video for small focus groups to watch and discuss.
PLC TEMPLATES, GUIDES & RESOURCES
This American website has a lot of good PLC planning examples, including team building activities and data tools - well worth a look!
Planning Your PLCs
The following documents are designed to help you plan your PLC meetings. It is a handy practice to map our your PLC meetings for a whole term. You may find that you deviate from the plan but at least you have a framework on which to base your journey. Remember these are not exemplar examples but base examples merely as a point of reference for you!