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Build Collaborative Teams

Capture the power of collaboration in your school or district. Pulled from the Global PD Teams library, this curated collection of eBook chapters will help you develop high-performing collaborative teams committed to increasing student achievement across grade levels and subject areas.

Common Formative Assessment: A Toolkit for Professional Learning Communities at Work®

Chapter 1: Getting Started as a Collaborative Team
Chapter 1 of the best-selling Common Formative Assessment provides an overview of the purpose, structure, and workings of a professional learning community. Authors Chris Jakicic and Kim Bailey provide an explanation of how common formative assessments fit into the work of teams.

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The Collaborative Teacher: Working Together as a Professional Learning Community

Chapter 2: Creating Intentional Collaboration
In this chapter of the anthology The Collaborative Teacher, education expert Susan K. Sparks provides protocols, rationale, and talking points for building productive, focused collaborative teams.

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The Will to Lead, the Skill to Teach: Transforming Schools at Every Level

Chapter 4: The School Culture Framework: Creating a Culture of Collaboration
In chapter 4 of the best-selling book The Will to Lead, the Skill to Teach, authors Anthony Muhammad and Sharroky Hollie describe two cultural subsets that create school culture—collegial culture and managerial culture—and explain the importance of communicating expectations in creating a healthy school culture.

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