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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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Mastering the Teaching Game

Last comment 23 hours 41 min ago
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The Rookie Survival Kit: What to Buy for Your First Classroom

Last comment 3 days 17 hours ago
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You Only Get One "First Day of School"

Blog posted Wed, 08/21/2013 - 10:03
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Mastering the Teaching Game

Blog posted Thu, 07/17/2014 - 06:12
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Back to School: Preparing for Day One

Blog posted Wed, 07/30/2014 - 14:57
7 38 1,990 views

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Resources and Downloads for SEL Classroom Management

Educators from Mount Desert Elementary School in Northeast Harbor, Maine, have shared a some social and emotional learning tools, and we've gathered some of our favorite resources as well.

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Showing Your "School Family" Some Love

Edutopia blogger Nick Provenzano, in the spirit of Valentine's Day, offers four simple suggestions about how to show some love for your school family.

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EduCon: Not Your Typical "Sit and Git" Conference

Blogger Adam Provost, fresh from EduCon 2.5, shares the excitement and engagement of spending a convention with educators eager to put their ideas in motion.

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Experienced Teachers Reflect on Their First Year: A Follow Up

Edutopia blogger Judy Willis revisits her survey of experienced teachers to offer their advice about goals, resources and cautions.

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The Well-Behaved Teacher: Avoiding Santa's "Naughty" List

Edutopia blogger Nick Provenzano, courtesy of inside sources at the North Pole, reveals five ways for teachers to stay off Santa's Naughty list.

7 13,224 views
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Instructional Pacing: How Do Your Lessons Flow?

Blogger Rebecca Alber offers teachers valuable tips for instructional pacing.

9 1 13,496 views
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Parents and Teachers: Turning Conflicts Into Partnerships

Edutopia blogger Mark Phillips looks beneath the surface of parent-teacher conflicts to reveal that it's often about differing perspectives that can be easily resolved.

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A Definitive Guide to Teacher Checklists

If any Edutopia blogger could dream up making a checklist of checklists, it would be Todd Finley. Teachers, prepare to get organized!

5 14,945 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 14,492 views
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Teaching Resources for the Japanese Earthquake and Tsunami

A collection of teaching resources for the Japanese earthquake and tsunami

6 13,949 views
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Finishing the School Year Strong

Larry Ferlazzo shares some great insights to help us step up rather than slack off at the end of the year.

10 4 13,677 views
Linda Darling-Hammond on Creating a Collaborative Classroom
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The Collaborative Classroom: An Interview with Linda Darling-Hammond

The Stanford University education professor says social and emotional learning is a crucial part of teaching the whole child.

7 1 13,586 views
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Resources and Downloads for SEL Classroom Management

Educators from Mount Desert Elementary School in Northeast Harbor, Maine, have shared a some social and emotional learning tools, and we've gathered some of our favorite resources as well.

6 13,496 views
blog

Instructional Pacing: How Do Your Lessons Flow?

Blogger Rebecca Alber offers teachers valuable tips for instructional pacing.

9 1 13,496 views

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