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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.

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.

Technology SAMR Model for Administrators Part 5: Staff Input

Through the SAMR (Substitution, Augmentation, Modification, and Redefinition) model of technology, administrators can invite their staff to share the vision, and keep them informed and updated.

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.

12 Nuggets of 21st Century Learning

Well into the 21st century, the concept of 21st-century learning is still gaining traction. Ken Kay offers 12 indicators to educate and illustrate.

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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Technology SAMR Model for Administrators Part 3: File Management

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Use Talking Points to Keep the Complicated Simple

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If I Knew Then: A Letter to Me on My First Day of Teaching

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Middle School's Role in Dropout Prevention

Blog posted Tue, 08/21/2012 - 09:01
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If I Knew Then: A Letter to Me on My First Day of Teaching

Discussion posted Wed, 04/30/2014 - 16:34
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Use Talking Points to Keep the Complicated Simple

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YES Prep: A Culture of Achievement
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YES Prep Cultivates a Culture of Achievement

A supportive and caring environment underpins a strict discipline program.

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Kathleen Petersen

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Larry Leverett

466 views
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Letters: Helicopter Parents

Parents should stay on the heliport.

1 750 views
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What Works: In Five Weeks

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

3,190 views
Principal Mentoring: The Push for New School Leaders
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Principal Mentoring: The Push for New School Leaders

Mentors can make all the difference in engaging and inspiring new principals to become great leaders.

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Kathleen Petersen

656 views
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3 Leadership Lessons from the Government Shutdown

Guest blogger Fred Ende, Assistant Director of Curriculum and Instructional Services for Putnam/Northern Westchester BOCES, looks at the recent Federal government shutdown as a cautionary lesson in effective leadership principles.

562 views
Principal Philip Wright on Building Relationships at YES Prep North Central
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Philip Wright on Building Relationships

YES Prep North Central's principal talks about the school's approach to productive student conduct.

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PennGSE & #Satchat: An Open Conversation About Educator and School Leader Preparation Programs

Edutopia blogger Dr. Joe Mazza announces a February 15 open social media learning experience for anyone passionate about school leadership, hosted by the University of Pennsylvania's Graduate School of Education in conjunction with #Satchat.

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Larry Leverett

466 views
How Principal Alicia Averette Builds a Safe Environment at School
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How Principal Alicia Averette Builds a Safe Environment at School

The staff at Louisville's Breckinridge-Franklin Elementary School enable students to thrive by cultivating a secure, inviting place to learn.

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