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WHAT WORKS IN EDUCATION The George Lucas Educational Foundation

Professional Development

Educators must always hone their craft. Discover the many formal, informal, ongoing, and job-embedded professional-development programs keeping teachers at the top of their game.

Summer Professional Development: Play!

Teaching takes creativity so here's some suggestions for engaging in some playful learning this summer.

Do I Need a Digital Teaching Portfolio?

A well-planned, current digital teaching portfolio can be an asset whether you're seeking a job, being evaluated within your school, or simply demonstrating your professionalism.

DIY Professional Development: Resource Roundup

Why wait for a formal workshop environment to start improving your teaching craft, when there are so many opportunities to build your network and learn new skills on your own? We've compiled a list of the best resources for do-it-yourself PD to get you started.

Micro-Credentials: Empowering Lifelong Learners

Discover opportunities associated with micro-credentials in an educational landscape that still evaluates teachers' professional development by traditional measures.

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

Nobody can "make time," but here are five smart ways to make better use of your non-teaching time with more efficiency and a lot less stress.

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Summer Professional Development: Play!

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The Myth of Having Summers Off

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11 Habits of an Effective Teacher

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Summer Professional Development: Play!

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Engaging Teachers in Math

Blogger Jose Vilson offers some professional development advice for his fellow math teachers.

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Re-Imagining the Comprehensive High School

High school teacher Adrienne Curtis Dickinson launches Sammamish High School's blog series about the seven key elements for integrating PBL across disciplines, grades and courses.

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How Does Your School Have Fun?

Blogger and charter school CEO Bob Lenz shares how his organization keeps faculty spirits high.

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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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Technology Integration Research Review: Avoiding Pitfalls

Some of the biggest challenges to successful technology integration come with implementation. We've compiled a list of strategies to help manage and resolve the most common issues educators face.

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A Year at Mission Hill: An Exciting New Film Series

Blogger Mark Phillips offers an advance review of "A Year at Mission Hill," a 10-part film about a remarkable Boston public pilot school that will premier in five segments on Edutopia.

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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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DIY Professional Development: Resource Roundup

Why wait for a formal workshop environment to start improving your teaching craft, when there are so many opportunities to build your network and learn new skills on your own? We've compiled a list of the best resources for do-it-yourself PD to get you...

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Resources from Connected Educator Month 2013

A guide to websites, events, and other resources from Connected Educator Month.

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A School Grows Great Educators

At YES Prep, grabbing top-notch talent isn't always an option. Out of necessity, they are developing their own.

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Edcamps: Remixing Professional Development

Edutopia blogger Andrew Marcinek gives us a personal perspective on how the Edcamp model changed his professional focus, and provides examples of how he's adapted this model for staff, students and community.

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Progress, Not Perfection: Three Tips for Your Journey

Edutopia blogger Lisa Dabbs reminisces about her early days as a teacher and how she learned that appreciating her own progress ultimately mattered more than being perfect in every way.

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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!

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Stop Meeting and Start Connecting and Sharing

Blogger Andrew Marcinek on how we can improve meetings with the help of technology, like Google Doc, that encourage collaboration.

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