Drake University

Collaborative Study Groups for World Language Educators

The teacher study group (TSG) is a kind of professional learning community in which teachers with similar interests meet regularly to explore and reflect upon selected issues. This presentation examines case studies of two teacher study groups comprised of world language teachers. Using analysis of the two groups, it reports how the TSGs influenced participants’ knowledge and practices, as well as their relationships. TSG procedures, advantages, challenges, and suggestions for implementation will also be discussed.

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