Whole Faculty Group Study. An Overview of WFGS Feb 5-12, 2006 Dr. Eric Jakubowski. Mediocrity is so easily achievable, there’s no need for planning at all!. Roger Kaufman, 1998. Topics. Paradigms of Change Importance of Collaboration
An Overview of WFGS
Feb 5-12, 2006
Dr. Eric Jakubowski
Roger Kaufman, 1998
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what is being taught in the paradigm
outcomes of what education is about
Even the grandest design eventually degenerates into hard work.
Carlene Murphy planning at all!
Meaningful change requires collaborative processes that are different from most we have attempted in the past.
Improving schools require collaborative cultures. . . Without collaborative skills and relationships, it is not possible to learn and to continue to learn as much as you need to know to improve.
“Throughout our ten-year study, whenever we found an effective school or an effective department within a school, without exception, that school or department has been a part of a collaborative professional learning community.”
A Professional Learning Community has:
If we do what we have always done, we will get what we have always gotten.
The Wizard of Oz
Think about your PD plan or model.
- Establishes the expectation.
- Is an active participant in the training and planning sessions.
- Receives action plans and responds to them.
- Receives the study group logs and responds to them.
Roles and Responsibilities planning at all!