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All Things PLC Magazine (Summer 2016)






Training Sessions

August
• Jim Knight training -- Aug. 1-2 -- Fairfield
• New Teacher Center -- Aug. 16-17 -- Cedar Rapids

September
• Coaches Network -- Sept. 12 -- Burlington
• MTSS-Formative Assessment -- Sept. 20 & 21 -- Fairfield

October
• New Teacher Center -- October 4-5 -- Cedar Rapids
• PLC Training -- October 19-21 -- Des Moines

November

December
• Coaches Network -- December 5 -- Fairfield

January
• MTSS-Formative Assessment - January 17 - Fairfield
• New Teacher Center - January 19-20 - Coralville

February

March
• Todd Whitaker - March 1 - Fairfield
• Science Standards for IC - March 3 - Burlington
• New Teacher Center - March 9-10 - Coalville

April 
• Coaches Network - April 12 - Burlington

May

June
• PLC Conference -- June 14-16 -- St. Charles

July
• Leveraging Teacher Leadership - July 13 - Des Moines

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Books in Professional Library (Behind Karen's desk)
• Archer. Explicit Instruction
• Buffum. Simplifying Response to 
Intervention.
• Buffum, et al. Uniting Academic and Behavior 
Interventions.
• Couros. The Innovator's Mindset.
• Davenport. Thinking for a Living.
Depka. Bringing Homework into Focus.
DuFour. Revisiting Professional Learning 
Communites at Work.
Dweck. Mindset.
• Educational Leadership (11-2011). Effective 
Grading Practices
• Eller & Eller. Working with Difficult & 
Resistant Staff.
• Ferriter. Making Teamwork Meaningful.
• Ferriter. Teaching the iGeneration: 5 Easy 
Ways to Introduce Essential Skills with Web 2.0 Tools
• Fisher, Frey, Lapp. Teaching Students to 
Read Like Detectives.
• Gregory. Best Practices at Tier 1 
(Secondary): Daily 
Differentiation for Effective Instruction
• Hattie. Visible Learning for Teachers.
Jensen. Poor Students, Rich Teaching.
• Kanold. The Five Disciplines of PLC Leaders.
Karten. Navigating the Core Curriculum.
Lipton & Wellman. Got Data? Now What?
Maiers. Classroom Habitudes.
• Marzano. The Highly Engaged Classroom.
• Mattos & Buffum. It's About TIME: Planning 
Interventions and Extensions in Secondary School.
• Mattos, et. al. Concise Answers to Frequently
Asked Questions about Professional Learning Communites at Work.
• Muhammad. Transforming School Culture.
• Payne. A Framework for Understanding
 Poverty.
• Pink. Drive: The Surprising Truth about What 
Motivates Us.
• Prochaska, et. al. Changing for Good.
Ricci. Mindsets in the Classroom.
Reeves. Elements of Grading.
Ripp. Passionate Learners.
Schaaf. Using Digital Games as Assessment
 and Instruction Tools.
Schank. Make School Meaningful -- and Fun!
• Schein. Helping
Schein. Humble Inquiry.
Sweeney. Student Centered Coaching: A Guide for K-8 Coaches and Principals.
• Sweeney. Student-Centered Coaching at the Secondary Level.
Sweeney. Student-Centered Coaching: The Moves
Wiliam. Embedded Formative Assessment.
Wiliam & Leahy. Embedding Formative
 Assessment.