Research shows that at a foundational level school communities have to have shared agreements about core instructional beliefs in order to make progress toward improvement. So let’s get fundamental here—what is learning? Spark a conversation with someone today about this question and consider how its answer can support your advocacy efforts.
Here are some resources to get the conversation started:
- This Framework for Building Capacity provides an overview of the types of organizational conditions and practices that enable schools to build and sustain a collaborative culture that is grounded in evidence of student learning.
- See Working Together Is Working Smarter.
- Read these Principles for Learning.