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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.

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.

Blended Learning in the Mix: The Engaged Administrator

For a successful school-wide blended learning program, administrators should remove obstacles, let teachers lead, and remain engaged with the process as well as the results.

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.

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.

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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8 Tips to Create a Twitter-Driven School Culture

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Five Peaceful Steps To Delivering Critical Feedback

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Andragogy in Pedagogy

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Transparency: Bullying Redefined and Identified

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10 Tips for Delivering Awesome Professional Development

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8 Tips for Schools Interested in Restorative Justice

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Differentiated Instruction in the Classroom at Mesquite Elementary School
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Differentiated Instruction: Helping Every Child Succeed

Mix teacher collaboration and innovative leadership with a big dose of differentiated instruction and you get Mesquite Elementary's winning recipe.

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Teachers' Tips for Saving Money in the Classroom
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Saving Money, Sustaining Excellence

Budget cuts -- you can't get around them, but you can find ways to reduce the pain. Here's how to teach lean, make supplies last, and not shortchange your kids.

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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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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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YES Prep: College-Bound Culture
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How YES Prep Prepares Students for College and Beyond

A focus on college preparation for all students helps get them to four-year schools.

1 3,107 views
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8 Tips for Schools Interested in Restorative Justice

Restorative justice promotes a positive, orderly school environment. Students and all members of the school community can learn and practice self-discipline, empathy, and accountability.

3 141 2,919 views
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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.

1 1 2,912 views
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Successful Math and Science Teacher Collaboration: The Administrator's Role

Want to improve collaboration between math and science teachers at your school? Here are four recommendations for administrators.

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Teacher Development Research Review: Avoiding Pitfalls

Teacher Development Research Table of Contents: Introduction

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