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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.

When Teachers and Administrators Collaborate

See what it looks like when a district that has a strong collaborative culture undertakes a major initiative like implementing the Common Core.

Leading and Learning for a Successful Digital Transformation

One transformative school district is fostering adaptive skills among faculty and students while collaborating with like-minded districts to share ideas and further goals.

Why Quality Professional Development for Teachers Matters

Providing high-quality professional development for teachers may be the most important thing schools can do to improve students learning.

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.

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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Listening to Parents: What It Means to Be an Ally

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5 Tips for Avoiding Teacher Burnout

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Thank you my WONDERFUL BOSS.

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Thank-You Letters to Teachers

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Thank you my WONDERFUL BOSS.

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The Longer View: Edtech and 21st-Century Education

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Teacher Development and Leadership Research Review

Teacher Development Research Table of Contents: Introduction Keys to Educator Success

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Teacher Development Research Review: Keys to Educator Success

Teacher Development Research Table of Contents: Introduction Keys to Educator Success

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The Art of Facilitating Teacher Teams

For those who facilitate teacher teams, blogger Elena Aguilar offers tips for running professional development smoothly and effectively.

2 237 5,936 views
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The Power of Academic Parent-Teacher Teams

Blogger Anne O'Brien outlines how teachers can team with parents to help them better understand their children's academic learning goals.

2 154 3,923 views
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A Principal's Perspective: Preparing to Distribute Student iPads?

Rolling out iPads to an entire student body isn't easy. Principal Ben Johnson shares strategies for doing so and offers up answers to some important questions.

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Five Ways to Develop a Partnership with Your Principal

Blogger and school principal Ben Johnson outlines five helpful tips to help teachers connect with their principals.

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21st Century Schools or 21st Century Learning?

District principal and blogger George Couros suggests that 21st century learning involves far more than redesigning school libraries and purchasing iPads.

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Professional Development: More Than Just a Checkbox on a Form

Guest blogger Tom Whitby examines how a school district's professional development decisions come down to cost, and then proposes maximizing the trend of DIY PD as a cost-effective answer to the problem.

4 617 3,923 views
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The New Public: A Film You Have to See

Edutopia blogger Mark Phillips has nothing but high praise for The New Public, Jyllian Gunther's evocative, authentic documentary about a struggling arts high school, which airs October 1 on PBS.

7 94 3,923 views
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The Power of Academic Parent-Teacher Teams

Blogger Anne O'Brien outlines how teachers can team with parents to help them better understand their children's academic learning goals.

2 154 3,923 views
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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?

13 218 3,811 views
Social and Emotional Learning After-School Program Gives Kids Wings
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After-School Social and Emotional Learning Gives Kids Wings

This program in South Carolina teaches elementary school children skills for success in school and life.

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How Principal Bill Perkins Creates a Caring School Community
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How Principal Bill Perkins Creates a Caring School Community

The head of Frederick Law Olmsted Academy North discusses how the CARE for Kids program has transformed students at his all-boys Louisville middle school.

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Plan a "Digital Family Summit" to Engage Students and Parents

Principal and blogger Joe Mazza recounts his visit to the Digital Family Summit and talks about how, with digital media, children and their parents can learn and play together.

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