PLConnect Blog

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Student Success
October 8, 2019

Prompt and Cue Students for Success and Accomplishment

One of the most misunderstood words in our educational vocabulary is scaffolding. What does it mean to scaffold for a…
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Professional Learning
September 11, 2019

A Challenge for School Leaders: Have the Audacity to Love Your Teachers

What is audacity and why this, why now? Audacity is the courage to be bold. I have always associated courage…
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Professional Learning
August 14, 2019

4 Things I Learned at the Annual Visible Learning Conference

John Hattie and his work around Visible Learning is a comprehensive meta-analysis that examines the effectiveness of influences we use…
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Professional Learning
July 2, 2019

Building Capacity and a Culture of Success for All with Professional Learning Cadres

PLConnect strives to empower teachers and educational leaders with impactful professional development. Our professional learning cadres, taught by leaders in…
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Classroom Assessment
June 19, 2019

How to Design Classroom Assessments Using the Difficulty and Complexity Matrix

As we think about next steps to iLearn, specifically related to math, I believe the key is in selecting tasks…
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