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WHAT WORKS IN EDUCATION The George Lucas Educational Foundation

School Leadership

Discover the challenges, strategies, and triumphs of troubleshooting, guiding, and inspiring not just a classroom, but an entire academic community.

Back-to-School Resources for School Leaders

Explore resources from Edutopia and the Web that support school leaders -- including principals and other administrators -- as they guide school communities into a new school year.

Technology SAMR Model for Administrators Part 5: Staff Input

Through the SAMR (Substitution, Augmentation, Modification, and Redefinition) model of technology, administrators can invite their staff to share the vision, and keep them informed and updated.

Supporting the Teacher Maker Movement

In order for teachers to encourage valuable innovation by students, teachers need the freedom to be innovative as well. Eight ways principals can support faculty who want to develop engaging curriculum.

12 Nuggets of 21st Century Learning

Well into the 21st century, the concept of 21st-century learning is still gaining traction. Ken Kay offers 12 indicators to educate and illustrate.

School Leadership: Resource Roundup

For principals and other school administrators, this list of videos, blogs, and articles includes advice and tips on effective leadership strategies, partnering with teachers, and cultivating and retaining strong leaders.

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Use Talking Points to Keep the Complicated Simple

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Technology SAMR Model for Administrators Part 3: File Management

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If I Knew Then: A Letter to Me on My First Day of Teaching

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Parent Communication Toolbox

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Three (+1) Leadership Ingredients I'd Take To A Desert Isle

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Thank You Letters to Teachers

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Becoming a 21st Century School or District: Embed the 4Cs in Curriculum and Assessment (Step 5 of 7)

Using the Understanding by Design model as a guide, we can backwards-design 4Cs curriculum, and assess via specially-designed 4Cs rubrics, portfolio assessments and PBL assessments.

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Becoming a 21st Century School or District: Use the 4Cs to Build Professional Capacity (Step 4 of 7)

A useful framework for developing good professional development for 21st century educators.

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Becoming a 21st Century School or District: Align Your System to the 4C's (Step 3 of 7)

Assess your system to determine whether it's aligned to your vision, and have a conversation with others to determine where you are.

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Becoming a 21st Century School or District: Community Consensus Around the 4C's (Step 2 of 7)

In this second post of his series on 21st century leadership, Ken Kay discusses how to build consensus to support your vision.

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Becoming a 21st Century School or District, Step 1: Adopt Your Vision

A framework for defining the needs and skill requirements of successful 21st century citizens.

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The Seven Steps to Becoming a 21st Century School or District

Ken Kay, CEO of EdLeader21, kicks off a two-month blog series on how education leaders can build critical thinking, communication, collaboration, and creativity into their educational system.

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Encouraging Teacher Leaders to Become Principals

Edutopia blogger Bob Lenz discusses how a recent report offers a road map for system leaders to establish new standards, practices, and management structures for growing a strong pipeline of principals.

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Student Power!

If knowledge is power, and that power is now in the hands of students, shouldn't that change power relationships in schools?

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The Principal Rule: Safety First

Principal and blogger Matt Levinson reflects on three kinds of safety that students should expect every day at school.

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New Teachers: Is Your Principal a P.A.L (Pretty Awesome Leader)?

Blogger Lisa Dabbs notes the concerns of new teachers and profiles one principal who knows how to address them.

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Lessons Learned about Troubled Schools from Failing States

These same four features are shared by struggling schools and failing states that have successfully turned around.

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Becoming a 21st Century School or District: Align Your System to the 4C's (Step 3 of 7)

Assess your system to determine whether it's aligned to your vision, and have a conversation with others to determine where you are.

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