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An Ode to John the Savage


by Brian Gibbs December 13, 2013

This commentary critiques the way in which Professional Learning Communities (PLCs) are currently being used in some schools. Rather than spaces of intellectual discussion and organic unity, they are too often reduced to spaces of inorganic unity where individual pedagogic choice and creativity are destroyed. A call to return to the original intention of PLCs is issued, including a description of how honoring individuality can lead to an organic unity.


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record, Date Published: December 13, 2013
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 17365, Date Accessed: 4/16/2014 12:18:16 AM

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