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WHAT WORKS IN EDUCATION The George Lucas Educational Foundation

New Teachers

For new teachers who seek support and want to share the challenges and triumphs of first starting out in the classroom.

New Teachers: Resource Roundup

From classroom management to working with parents, lesson planning to learning environments, this compilation of blogs, videos, and other resources provides an array of tips and advice for teachers just starting out.

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Summer Professional Development: Play!

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How to Find a Job in Education

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5 Ways to Make the Most of Your Non-Teaching Time

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Mastering the Teaching Game

Blog posted Thu, 07/17/2014 - 06:12
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7 Tips for Better Classroom Management

Blog posted Wed, 09/11/2013 - 10:07
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Guest Blog: Igniting Student Passion

Blog posted Thu, 02/25/2010 - 09:56
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Starting the Year on a Positive Note

Some great suggestions for how to best manage new Web 2.0 tools in your classroom.

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A Lesson from the London Riots: Support New Teachers

If we don't make education a priority, we may face a similar situation here in the U.S., says Henry Knowles of the Knowles Science Teaching Foundation.

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New Teacher Boot Camp Week 3 - Using Storybird

Boot Campers are playing with this powerful drag-and-drop storytelling tool this week.

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New Teacher Boot Camp Week 2 - Using VoiceThread

An overview of all things VoiceThread, a simple multimedia tool that's got endless classroom applications.

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Big Thinkers: Barnett Berry on Education Reform
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Big Thinkers: Barnett Berry on Education Reform

The president and CEO of the advocacy organization Center for Teaching Quality lays out a roadmap for reforming our education system and improving the school environment for "teacherpreneurs."

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New Teacher Boot Camp Week 1 - Using Wordle

Some fun and informative activities from Lisa M Dabbs (@teachingwthsoul) and Joan Young (@flourishingkids) to help new teachers use Wordle.

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Measuring a Teacher’s Effectiveness Goes Beyond Test Scores

When it comes to measuring a teacher’s effectiveness, blogger Elena Aguilar believes test scores should only be used in part.

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Career and Technical Education: Research Roundup

Evidence of success in lowering the dropout rate and raising grades

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Taking Stock of the Year: Three Tools to Help Unpack Your Learning

Blogger Lisa Dabbs unpacks from another eventful and rewarding school year, and offers three tools to help with your fun, creative reflection on all that you've learned.

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Lessons from Abroad: International Standards and Assessments

Join Stanford University professor and noted researcher Linda Darling-Hammond as she discusses her latest research on international standards and assessments.

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Jefferson County Schools Set Out to Replicate CARE for Kids

The Louisville, Kentucky, school district is taking its initiative for social and emotional learning districtwide.

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How Do I Get a PLN?

Guest blogger Tom Whitby, a 40-year veteran of the teaching profession and an extremely connected educator, offers some basic, practical wisdom about what a PLN is and how to get one.

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Stressing Support, Not Stress: Easing the Anxieties of Being a Novice Teacher

Knowing why you teach can help deal with the pressures of the job.

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Pride of Profession: Striving to Become a Great Teacher

Further reflections on educator excellence.

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