101 – Nancy Frey: PLC+, Literacy, and Visible Learning

By Tim Cavey

NANCY FREY is a Professor of Educational Leadership and Literacy at San Diego State University and an instructor at Health Sciences High and Middle College. She has also authored or co-authored a number of books, including PLC+: Better Decisions and Greater Impact by Design.
Nancy’s areas of expertise include common core implementation, the role of coaching in instructional improvement, text-dependent questions, close reading, writing from sources, and discipline-specific literacies.
In our conversation, Nancy described how a massive Florida hurricane shaped her first year of teaching. She describes the mission and vision of her latest book, PLC+: Better Decisions and Greater Impact by Design, and explains how a careful consideration of impact must examine the issue of equity for all learners. She shares some of her most recent thoughts on literacy, and explores the roles of technology in the learning process. Finally, Nancy shares some of the voices and resources that are shaping her thinking and inspiring her practice today.
You can connect with Nancy …
On Twitter @NancyFrey: https://twitter.com/NancyFrey
On her website at https://www.fisherandfrey.com/
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