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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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When Teachers and Administrators Collaborate

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Flipped-Learning Toolkit: Getting Everybody On Board

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Institutional Advancement

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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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Quick Tips for Succeeding On a Low Budget

Arizona's Mesquite Elementary is one of the top-performing schools in the state but has one of the lowest per pupil budgets. Here’s how the school makes more out of less.

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Fixing Detached Schools Via Tech

If schools seem detached from the people and communities they serve, strategic uses of interactive technology, apps, and social media offer the means to reconnect.

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

By confronting the myths of charter schools (monolithic entity, private ownership, failed experiments), we can examine why they exist and how to evaluate them individually.

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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.

1 63 2,449 views
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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.

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Technology SAMR Model for Administrators Part 3: File Management

Through the SAMR (Substitution, Augmentation, Modification, and Redefinition) model of technology, administrators can keep track of files, set a tech-friendly tone, and lead more effectively.

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Student Advocacy for Every Secondary School

Edutopia blogger Mark Phillips believes that comprehensive student advocacy should be part of every secondary student's experience.

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