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WHAT WORKS IN EDUCATION The George Lucas Educational Foundation
By Matthew Farber

The game jam (a game about making a game) is a hands-on model for inspiring student creativity, collaboration, and sense of accomplishment.

Home-to-School Connections
Strengthening Parent Partnerships

By Shira Loewenstein

For effective school-home partnerships, get to know the parents early in the year, get to know the values of each family, and remain consistent and fair.

By Amy Erin Borovoy (aka VideoAmy)

Intrigued by the idea of using mobile devices for instructional purposes in the classroom? This playlist from VideoAmy will give you some tips and insights into the challenges and the promise of mobile learning.

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By Alice Keeler

The Common Core's eight Standards of Mathematical Practice are bigger than math class, reaching deeply into curriculum possibilities for every K-12 subject area.

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By Rebecca Alber

What are the reasons you teach? Who are the students who inspire you? What led you to teaching and what has made you stay?

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Explore an educator's guide to websites, organizations, articles, and other resources looking at the new system of standards and how they will be assessed.

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By Monica Burns

The CCSS stresses the need to support digital skills development. Teachers can facilitate this by embracing multimedia, empowering writers, and being creative with technology tools.

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Explore an educator's guide to websites, organizations, articles, and other resources looking at the new system of standards and how they will be assessed.

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Get a roundup of educational grants, contests, awards, free toolkits, and classroom guides aimed at helping students, classrooms, schools, and communities. Check this page weekly to get the latest updates!

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Technology Integration
6 iPad Apps for Creative Writing

By Monica Burns

Edutopia blogger Monica Burns, recognizing that written storytelling doesn't come easily to every child, has hunted down six iPad apps that will bring fun and creative challenge to learning this essential real-world skill.

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By Matt Davis

Teacher travel grants can be the perfect source to fund professional development, service-learning, and study abroad trips. Here are some resources to help teachers apply and the best sources to look.

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By Amy Erin Borovoy (aka VideoAmy)

Intrigued by the idea of using mobile devices for instructional purposes in the classroom? This playlist from VideoAmy will give you some tips and insights into the challenges and the promise of mobile learning.

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There's been quite a bit of buzz about documentary films that take a look at issues within the American education system. Whether you agree with the point of view of any of these films or not, they are sure to get you thinking.

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By Elena Aguilar

Check out these tips for growing powerful leadership teams that can transform schools.

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