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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.

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The Coaching Model

Schools can learn a lesson from sports coaches about the value of personalized instruction for identifying areas of growth and optimizing student performance.

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.

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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A Letter to My New Principal

Last comment 3 weeks 5 days ago
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5 Characteristics of an Effective School Team

Last comment 3 days 15 hours ago
58 7,176 87,374 views

Reimagining Classroom Walkthroughs

Last comment 3 weeks 3 days ago
9 737 13,812 views

The Basics of Open Technology

Thu, 08/27/2015 - 10:00
1 321 1,411 views

Maintaining School-to-Home Ties in the High School Years

Fri, 08/21/2015 - 06:00
4 109 690 views

Not Giving Up On a Student

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 12:00
10 210 9,607 views

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Teacher Development Research Review: Annotated Bibliography

Teacher Development Research Table of Contents: Introduction

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Teacher Development Research Review: Avoiding Pitfalls

Teacher Development Research Table of Contents: Introduction

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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.

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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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Teacher Development Research Review: Keys to Educator Success

Teacher Development Research Table of Contents: Introduction Keys to Educator Success

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The Art of Facilitating Teacher Teams

For those who facilitate teacher teams, blogger Elena Aguilar offers tips for running professional development smoothly and 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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5 Ways to Partner With Your School Counselor on the Common Core

School counseling programs must be inextricably woven together with instructional practice and school leadership.

1 362 3,360 views
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Technology SAMR Model for Administrators - Part 2: Community Interaction

Through the SAMR (Substitution, Augmentation, Modification, and Redefinition) model of technology, school communities can function more easily in supporting students and keeping parents informed.

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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.

2 483 3,360 views
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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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Open Educational Resources Meet Instructional Design

To find the best OER, consider the skills you're teaching, how content aligns with standards, ease of assessment, and whether you'll provide an active, creative experience.

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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.

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