Creating a Collaborative Culture: Systemic Solutions
School-wide professional learning communities
Internal/external school instructional observations
Peer Coaching
Action research projects
Quarterly professional goals
Study groups/networks for specific subject matter areas
Faculty driven differentiated workshops
Partnerships that sponsor creative collaborative opportunities
(schools, universities, community/nonprofit organizations)
Achieving high levels of student understanding
requires immensely skillful teaching and schools
that are organized to support teachers' continuous

-Dr. Linda Darling Hammond
Teachers learn best by studying, doing, and reflecting; by collaborating with other
teachers; by looking closely at students and their work; and by sharing what they see.

-Dr. Linda Darling Hammond