Blogs on Teacher Leadership

Teacher Leadership


Get support and guidance from change makers who are organizing and implementing real improvements to our educational system.

Sandy MittelsteadtNovember 30, 2006

On my career-academy journey, which has spanned the last twenty years, I have found that the most demanding and difficult aspect of career-academy development is the curricula.

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Jim MoultonNovember 27, 2006

We recently lost a great dog to illness. Pip came to us a little over nine years ago, a mixed breed, kind and gentle, and way too smart for his own good. Man, what a guy he was.

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Chris O'NealNovember 20, 2006

You've all heard by now of Wikipedia, the online, collaborative, social encyclopedia, written in the form of a wiki. As of this past spring, Wikipedia had nearly 3.5 million articles in more than 125 languages.

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Jim MoultonNovember 15, 2006

The value of a current classroom computer is determined by what you do with it. If it's used only for word processing, you might as well replace it with an electronic typewriter. But when it's used to connect to a world of learning opportunities that otherwise would be inaccessible to teacher and students, it becomes a critical tool with which that teacher works to change children's lives.

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Jim MoultonNovember 13, 2006

Many of the activities highlighted in GLEF's video segments are Web-based projects, so let's start at the beginning. To participate in a Web-based project like Journey North, you have to have access to at least one Internet-capable computer, preferably in your classroom.

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Jim MoultonNovember 6, 2006

Sure, everybody Googles, and Google Earth is de rigueur. But my question is, "Have you seen SketchUp?" This tool for three-dimensional modeling is fun, engaging, and, in the end, powerful.

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Patsy LanclosNovember 2, 2006

I recently taught the first day of my Productivity Academy workshop, the focus of which was creating vector and bitmap graphics and investigating whether they are inline or if they float when inserted into documents. Many people do not understood the difference between graphic types, nor do they understand the attributes of each of the graphics.

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Larry LeverettNovember 1, 2006

Scapegoating teacher unions for the failures of public education system is a favorite pastime of critics who view the organizations as major obstacles to creating the conditions necessary to promulgate change and innovation in America's schools.

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Diane Demee-BenoitOctober 24, 2006

I've recently exchanged some emails with Donna Mann, from the National Gallery of Art, in Washington, DC. She and her colleagues in the museum's education division have spent a lot of time developing many wonderful resources for educators, parents, and children.

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