"The authors have not merely updated the original, but have expanded and refined their recommendations, including greater clarity on the roles of site and district educators, the potential obstacles to becoming a PLC, and the proven solutions to overcome these setbacks. No matter your role in education, if you want to improve the learning for your students, you need this book."---Mike Mattos, coauthor, Pyramid Response to Intervention
"If you are looking for a clearly delineated road map to building a collaborative professional culture and helping all students learn, the second edition of Learning by Doing is one resource you must have."---Sandra Thorstenson, superintendent, Whittier Union High School District, Whittier, CA
"I encourage you, read this book and answer the call to action. Once you begin the PLC journey, you will never go back!"---Marcus Johnson, superintendent, Sanger Unified School District, Sanger, CA
Learning by Doing: A Handbook for Professional Learning Communities at WorkTM is the best-selling guide for action that helps educators close the knowing-doing gap as they transform their schools into professional learning communities (PLCs).
Packed with real-world solutions and strategies, the second edition of Learning by Doing will become a treasured resource for individual educators and teacher teams at every level of your professional learning community.
Richard DuFour, was a public school educator for 34 years, serving as a teacher, principal, and superintendent. He served as the principal of Adlai Stevenson High School and Superintendent of the district.