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PLCs and Adult Learning Theory

PLCs and Adult Learning Theory

Author: Katie Hou

In this lesson you will learn about the six principles of adult learning theory.

In this lesson, you will learn how adult learning principles apply to the PLC.

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Notes on “PLCs and Adult Learning Theory”


(00:00-00:12) Introduction

(00:13-00:55) Adult Learning Theory Review

(00:56-01:11) The 6 Principles of Adult Learning

(01:12-02:28) Adult Learning Theory Example

(02:29-03:01) Adult Learning Theory and PLCs

(03:02-03:27) Reflection

(03:28-03:58) Conclusion

Additional Resources

The Adult Learning Theory – Andragogy – Infographic

This infographic ties together important principles to consider when working with adult learners. These principles are important when designing professional development.

Professional Learning Communities: Professional Development Strategies That Improve Instruction

This guidebook connects adult learning theory with the application of PLCs in a school setting. In particular, this guidebook focuses on professional development strategies. See page 10 for strategies and tools.