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PLC Series: Rethinking Classoom Roles

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Welcome to the Heinemann PD Professional Learning Community Series! This month we discuss cultivating literacy-rich classrooms.

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As a teacher, feeling as though you are less than an expert at something new can bring anxiety when working with students. However, if we can reframe our thinking to being a learner along with our students, the opportunities we have to enhance thinking and learning opportunities increase. This type of classroom environment becomes one where students feel empowered to problem solve and teach each other, qualities of learners that will sustain long beyond the classroom. 

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