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Ellen Ullman

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  • Teacher Development

    How to Create a Professional Learning Community

    It takes careful planning to form a useful and functional PLC, but once the foundation is built, the benefits will soon be evident.
  • Teacher Development

    Teachers and Community Members Practice TLC with PLCs

    Create a culture of collaboration and constant improvement with professional learning communities.
  • Teacher Development

    How to Break Down Barriers to Starting PLCs

    Here are the five most common obstacles to starting professional learning communities -- and how to address them.
  • Social and Emotional Learning

    Looping Leads to Long-Term Connections with Students

    Teachers who remain with their classes for more than one year swear by the benefits of bonding.

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