William Ferriter

William M. Ferriter is a sixth-grade teacher in a professional learning community near Raleigh, North Carolina. A National Board Certified Teacher, Bill has designed professional development courses for educators nationwide. His trainings include how to use blogs, wikis and podcasts in the classroom; the role of iTunes in teaching and learning; and the power of digital moviemaking. Bill has also developed schoolwide technology rubrics and surveys that identify student and staff digital proficiency at the building level. He is a founding member and senior fellow of the Teacher Leaders Network and has served as teacher in residence at the Center for Teaching Quality.

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  1. Instruction: Tips and Tricks for Delivering Content and Differentiating Instruction in Remote or Hybrid Learning Environments

    Everything changed for classroom teachers when the COVID-19 pandemic shut down schools in the spring of 2020. For perhaps the first time in their careers, teachers had to figure out how to perform critically important work—structure meaningful learning experiences, differentiate instruction, assess mastery, and provide feedback to students—remotely. In this session, full-time classroom teacher Bill Ferriter offers practical tips and tricks that teachers can use to make learning more meaningful for students working in remote or hybrid classrooms.

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  2. The Big Book of Tools for Collaborative Teams in a PLC at Work®

    In The big book of tools for collaborative teams in a PLC at Work®, author William M Ferriter provides educators with an invaluable toolkit full of resources designed to strengthen the practice of collaborative teams. The tools in this book furnish collaborative teams with structures that can help them solve problems they will inevitably encounter. Clearly organised around the four critical questions of professional learning communities (PLCs), the book thoroughly explores the core practices that efficient teams must master, provides supplementary templates for extending that learning, and offers targeted support to navigate the challenges that collaborative teams face.

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  3. Professional Learning Communities at Work® and High Reliability Schools™: Cultures of Continuous Learning

    Professional Learning Communities at Work® and High Reliability Schools™: Cultures of Continuous Learning brings the ideas and recommendations of many renowned leaders in education into one resource for educators working to help students achieve at ever-higher levels. Each chapter contributes to a sound conceptual framework and successfully proves that the Professional Learning Community (PLC) at Work process and the High Reliability Schools (HRS) model are not only interrelated; they support each other. Readers will study each level of the HRS model and the ways in which successful implementation of the model improves education. Then, readers will see that level of the model at work in a PLC.

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  4. Creating a Culture of Feedback

    Creating a Culture of Feedback emphasises the need for a healthy balance between grading to report individual progress and using feedback to motivate students to move forward. Authors William M. Ferriter and Paul J. Cancellieri stress that classrooms must shift their focus to prioritise effective feedback over grades. Using this concise guide, Years 3-12 teachers can help students visualise their own learning progress and take the route to success using three important questions: (1) Where am I going? (2) How am I doing? and (3) What are my next steps?

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  5. Building a Professional Learning Community at Work: A Guide to the First Year

    Get a term-by-term guide to transforming your school into a professional learning community! Discover answers to the real-world questions that arise during that critical first year of building a PLC. Discover how to transform the big ideas of Professional Learning Communities into reality within the confines of your school. This guide helps educators through the practical steps that need to be taken, and gives tips to help teams as they start to work collaboratively rather than individually. Get advice from the experts on how to overcome the frustrations that inevitably arise, and rejoice in the triumphs experienced as the road towards becoming a Professional Learning Community continues.

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