Search the Ashford University Library databases for two articles discussing the benefits of a professional learning community to school culture and examine Figure 2 of your text, Differentiated instructional strategies professional learning guide: One size doesn’t fit all. Using this research, design a professional development plan for your school that will positively impact school culture. In a three- to five-page paper, discuss the following:
- Summarize your research and the research in Figure 2 (Joyce & Showers, 1995).
- How is this research applicable to your work setting?
- Discuss the professional development plan that you have created.
- How will this plan benefit school culture?
- Integrate the research you have found on professional development and include appropriate references within your discussion.