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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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Awash in a Sea of Misinformation: Charter School Myths and Realities

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What's the most important question we should be asking?

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The LAUSD iPad Initiative: 5 Critical Technology Integration Lessons

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When Teachers and Administrators Collaborate

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Focus on the Process and Results Will Follow

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Thank-You Letters to Teachers

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Leadership Lessons: Ten Ideas to Take into 2012

Elementary school principal Lori Cullen shares her most valuable lessons of the past year.

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The UnCollege Movement

Educational futurist Dale J. Stephens redefines "dropping out" as the new model for taking control of your own education.

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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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Becoming a 21st Century School or District: Improve and Innovate (Step 7 of 7)

Blogger Ken Kay concludes his series about the 4Cs with recommendations for applying this model organization-wide.

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How Principals Can Grow Teacher Excellence

At Cochrane Collegiate Academy, teachers credit their principal with helping them continually improve their practice through effective PD, ongoing support, and mutual trust.

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Becoming a 21st Century School or District: Use the 4Cs to Support Teachers (6 of 7)

Focus on the 4Cs in student work, and meaningful feedback and evaluations for teachers, says Ken Kay in this 6th blog in a series on 21st century leadership.

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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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What Works: In Five Weeks

In just over a month, you can launch a new program or snag critical equipment.

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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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The Principal Rule: Safety First

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

1 145 3,151 views
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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.

2 86 3,151 views
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Innovations in Teacher Prep and Support: Resource Roundup

In this collection, find resources that discuss some of the innovative strategies used by teacher educators, mentors, coaches, and other professionals to prepare and support preservice and new teachers and facilitate ongoing teacher development.

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Teacher Leadership and the Common Core State Standards?

The pushback against Common Core includes teachers who believe they should have a voice in defining the standards, curriculum, and assessment.

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