Professional learning communities (PLCs) can be a great resource for educators to use their peers for professional development. However, they can also often be sidetracked into day-to-day issues and complaints. Flipping your PLC (using a similar model as a flipped classroom) can encourage on-topic conversation and actionable idea development.
As a prior instructional technologist, I know the challenges of running a PLC. To help I’ve create the infographic below of a sample flipped agenda. Some of the key items you’ll find in this agenda are establishing meeting norms, referencing the assigned pre-work content, and making sure to set the next agenda.
Additionally, if you are interested in our step-by-step guide to flipping your PLC, scroll to the bottom to download it.
In addition to this infographic, we have created a six-step guide on how to flip your PLC. Download An Educator’s Guide to Flipping Your PLC.