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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.

5 Strategic Tips for First-Year Administrators

For admins just starting out, it's helpful to establish relationships, visit classrooms, understand others, flatten the hierarchy, and become an active social media presence.

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.

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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Less Is More: The Value of a Teacher's Time

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The Insanity of the New Humanity: Put Away the Phone and Be There

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17 491 5,921 views

8 Steps to Combat the Bullying Epidemic

Last comment 2 weeks 20 hours ago
13 456 4,090 views

Not Giving Up On a Student

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 12:00
4 221 views

The Power of Educational Coaching

Thu, 01/31/2013 - 06:43
7 579 15,740 views

What is the Essence of Learning?

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 11:57
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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.

7 248 4,119 views
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The Power of Educational Coaching

Blogger and school principal Ben Johnson explains how educational coaching can transform classrooms.

7 579 15,740 views
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Teacher Development Research Review: Annotated Bibliography

Teacher Development Research Table of Contents: Introduction

13 7,265 views
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Teacher Development Research Review: Avoiding Pitfalls

Teacher Development Research Table of Contents: Introduction

2 2,665 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.

1 145 3,513 views
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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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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.

31 4,240 views
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Future Ready: Roadmaps to Tech Integration

Effective tech integration begins with strong leadership, mutual trust among all players and stakeholders, and a logical, sustainable plan.

6 408 4,145 views
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The Longer View: Edtech and 21st-Century Education

A forward-thinking Baby Boomer reflects on the need to accept the opportunities offered by technology to educate the generations who embrace it.

2 525 4,119 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?

13 217 4,119 views
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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.

7 248 4,119 views
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8 Steps to Combat the Bullying Epidemic

Don't wait for the next Bullying Prevention Month. Take steps now, including compassion instead of zero tolerance, community involvement, and cross-curriculum integration (especially the arts).

13 456 4,090 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 3,998 views

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