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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!

Last comment 4 days 19 hours ago
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Mastering the Teaching Game

Last comment 3 days 12 hours ago
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The Rookie Survival Kit: What to Buy for Your First Classroom

Last comment 1 day 10 hours ago
6 11 1,215 views

Pride of Profession: Striving to Become a Great Teacher

Blog posted Tue, 07/29/2014 - 17:02
37 2 4,959 views

Free Resources and Tools for "Authentic" Assessment

Article posted Fri, 01/14/2011 - 14:26
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The Rookie Survival Kit: What to Buy for Your First Classroom

Discussion posted Thu, 07/10/2014 - 13:01
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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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The Dos and Don'ts of Tech Integration PD

Teacher Mary Beth Hertz suggests that the best PD for tech integration will give teachers time and freedom to explore.

23 4 6,762 views
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Teachers Helping Teachers: Eight Ways to Prevent Burnout

Teacher and blogger Katy Farber offers some ideas for teachers to create supportive networks to keep from burning out.

15 3 14,606 views
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My Favorite (Teaching-Related) Things

Blogger Elena Aguilar shares some of her favorite teaching resources.

3 2,164 views
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Resources for Growing Your Professional Learning Network

Get ideas and tips for creating connections and developing a network.

1 1 7,663 views
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How Team Teaching Can Improve Your Game

Two teachers at Leadership Public School in Hayward, CA share their insights into what makes a successful team teaching partnership.

19 4 17,761 views
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Summer Professional Development Blog Series

Learn more about project-based learning, classroom management techniques, how to use new media tools in the classroom, and more this summer!

6 9,196 views

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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.

96 3 4,778 views
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Back to School: Preparing for Day One

Six tips for helping new teachers have a successful first day of school.

4 4,688 views
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Embracing Continuous Improvement with EdTech

Blogger Mary Beth Hertz suggests that, instead of feeling intimidated by those teachers who do everything better, we should learn from them.

5 4,508 views
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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.

1 4,508 views
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You're Gonna Hear Me Roar: Overcoming Classroom Stage Fright

Edutopia blogger Todd Finley examines the causes of sage-on-the-stage fright and suggests ten useful and amusing tips for teachers who need to chillax and/or energize themselves so that they can teach without fear.

8 4,328 views
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Teens Take on Day Care -- on Their Own School Grounds

An on-site day care program provides high school students with hands-on training in early-childhood education.

5 2 4,237 views
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What Works: Using Our Time Wisely to Support and Improve Public Education

Overcoming the challenges that face our nation's educational system is a tall order. Let's get started.

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