DuFour’s Questions that should guide our work?
? What do we want our students to learn?
? How will we know they have learned it?
? How will we respond when a student experiences difficulty?
? How will we respond when a student already knows it?
Expectations for Agendas and Minutes:
should be given to all team members at least a day in advance.
should include goals or expected outcomes.
should include specific topics for discussion with estimated times listed.
should include meeting norms agreed upon by team.
should use the format shown above.
should be typed in the minutes column of the agenda.
should be emailed to all PLC participants within 2 days.
should be read by all PLC participants. When staff return, they should read minutes from all missed meetings.
Email or hand-deliver completed meeting notes to building principal.