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    Children learn and develop best when they are part of a community of learners this means a community in which all participants care about each other and learning is constructed in a collaborative process. Learning communities allow children to learn not just academically, but to learn about culture, diversity, inclusion, language, resolution to conflict, self-regulation and help foster their own identity in relation to the community. To develop a learning community the teacher should create an environment that is engaging, provide space for group play and collaborative play, structure the curriculum for flexibility, student’s interest, play schemes they see present, and take a bystander approach in class management.to help build social relationships a teacher should allow children to resolve their own conflicts, learn from others opinions, form their own judgements and opinions, and learn through their interaction with peers. A teacher should model positively how to respond to conflict, present choices for other opinions to be shown, have an openness to every…

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    “Live as if you were to die tomorrow, learn as if you were to live forever."- Mahatma Gandi. For my service learning project I chose to volunteer at my schools Agriculture area. Many people were there including myself helping out and trying to keep it nice and clean. It was a very fun four hour experience I met some new people,I also learned how to plant many types of plants and trees. It wasn't as bad as I thought considering that it's a get dirty job, but it was fun to do. I would recommend…

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    Service Learning Service Learning is a teaching and learning strategy in college and universities. It give students a wide range of experience, which often benefit others and community, while also advancing the goals of curriculum-based learning. Service is often mistaken with volunteering and communication services. Both activities are a form of service within a company and they are not necessarily to have a connection with educational purposes, which is main objective of all service learning…

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    identify and address any problems that the school may face and come up with solutions for the problems. This characteristic helped to develop and implement a professional learning community at the Austin Road Middle School. One may ask a question: What is a professional learning community and how does it assist in making a school effective? According to Webster’s New Dictionary (2003), a Professional Learning Community is referred to as “A group of educators that meets frequently, shares…

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    Educators are faced with many challenges regarding professional learning communities and how they should be implemented into schools. Many schools are utilizing these strategies as a way to improve their schools for the principals, teachers, and students. Although there are many challenges implementing professional learning communities into schools, there are also many successes that provide students with the best education they can receive. Professional learning communities or PLC’s…

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    I decided to go back to school about three years after I graduated high school. At the time I thought that school wouldn’t be a big deal but I was soon easily overwhelmed and dropped out halfway through the semester. The following semester I decided to give school another shot and after speaking with my counselor she advised me to enroll in a learning community class. A learning community consists of a cohort of students taking a pair of classes together for two semesters to encourage students…

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    What Is Discourse Community? What is the meaning of a discourse community? A discourse community is a set of people who have a different way of communicating than others. Those groups of people usually have very similar values and assumptions as well as ways of communicating with each other about those goals. In the article "Learning The Language" by Perri Klass' we can see an example of a new discourse community that she entered. In the article she discusses about her experience in medical…

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    learnt so much about community learning for social justice through the application of adult education principles and activities. I have previously taken an Adult Education class with Jennifer Chan where we learned about institutions of Adult Education, however, I learnt a completely different aspect of Adult Education in this course and learned to appreciate the existence of this course. Although this class is online which many people are skeptical about, I learnt that the learning outcome is…

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    EDAD 5355 Final Exam Where did you begin in your understanding of diverse learning communities? Where are you now? Prior to taking this course, I already had a generalized knowledge of learning communities and the best practices to use to educate diverse learners. I have had the opportunity to work closely with our campus and district ESL coordinator. The change I have experienced is that this course allowed me to attain knowledge in relation to administration and diverse learning communities,…

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    There is no doubt that establishing a productive learning community in a school requires dedication from teachers; therefore, conversation and dialogue among teachers is very crucial to the success of a learning community. Communication and dialogue allows teachers to build social skills, mutual respect, and built good relationships. The purpose of communication in a learning community is for teachers to work collaborative, build trust, and feel welcomed working as a team. In one of the videos,…

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