Developing the Organization to Support Desired Practices

School and system leaders work to improve the instructional program in a number of ways, including

  • help develop clarity about goals and roles related to collaborative work, including those connected to early primary learning
  • provide regular opportunities and structures that support teachers in working together on instructional improvement related to early primary learning, and establish a system for monitoring their collaborative work
  • establish a structure of teams and groups that work together on problem solving related to early primary instruction


Ideas Into Action for School and System Leaders: Promoting Collaborative Learning Cultures: Putting the Promise into Practice
This issue of Ideas Into Action explores research foundations supporting collaborative learning cultures, and present a sampling of current findings and resources.
Principals Want to Know #16: Supporting Educator Teams in Full-Day Kindergarten
A tip sheet for principals that focuses on supporting and reinforcing the crucial elements of an effective FDK program.

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