Professional learning communities, supported with technologies that allow interaction and participation without boundaries of place or time, can provide a powerful venue for on-going professional learning for educators, especially in schools and districts that are underserved, have limited resources, or are geographically remote.
We have extensive experience designing and facilitating online interaction that supports knowledge building, with activities that range from 2-hour live webinars to year-long asynchronous seminars (e.g. the Adolescent Literacy Collaboratory). Web design, implementation and hosting for a range of educational programs, including customization and facilitation of collaborative learning environments, are particular strengths.
Guiding all of our work is the principle that effective professional learning must lead to improved student achievement.
Our work includes: