Language Arts PLC Date: 4-2-15 Those present include: Heather Gardner, Kelli Barrett, Tonya Edwards, Beth Davidson, Alicia Judd, Courtney Benefield Today’s Agenda: Beth Davidson will be leading today’s PLC. Main emphasis will focus on how to use technology for higher level thinking in the classroom. Each teacher was asked to bring some type of technology to the PLC so we actively participate. 8 Engaging Qualities of Work - This discussion teaches high yield instructional strategies and big idea thinking. This is crucial to our classrooms so that deeper thinking and stronger processing occurs for our students. Also discussed was the powerful task rubric for designing student work. This was specifically broken down into engaging qualities/academic strategies/cognitive demand.