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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.

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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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Growth Mindset is Dead

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Cultivating a New Leadership Archetype

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Why Don’t We Differentiate Professional Development?

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Growth Mindset is Dead

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Financial Mentoring: Teaching Toward an Affordable Future

Teach elementary students about banking by generating excitement in the project, building it into the curriculum, partnering with parents and community, and careful planning.

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Launch Video Classroom Observations With New Toolkit

A new toolkit from Harvard University’s Center for Education Policy Research provides resources to help educators leverage video observations in school communities to improve teacher practice and student learning.

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Stop, Start, Continue: Conceptual Understanding Meets Applied Problem Solving

To better understand how educating individuals can make a global difference, consider what we should stop doing, what we should start doing, and what we should continue doing.

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Can PD Be Virtual? Technology and Trends

Virtual professional development increases access, creates meaningful connections, and supports educators with the help of virtual tools for video conferencing, live sessions, and online courses.

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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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Teacher Development Research Review: Keys to Educator Success

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

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A photo of a group of elementary students looking out a window, waving and smiling.
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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.

13 4,721 33,786 views
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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.

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10 Tips for Delivering Awesome Professional Development

Having clear objectives and starting on time are some of the tips one expert offers for creating effective professional development for teachers.

5 2,180 28,066 views
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The Power of Educational Coaching

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

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A Working Model for Blended Learning in an Urban School

After two years of blended learning, a low-performing high school became one of the country's best. Read about how they shifted the learning, teaching, and culture.

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A Feelings Walking Tour: Surveying Your School Culture and Climate

Edutopia blogger Maurice Elias describes how to take a symbolic walk through your school to gain insight and ideas for any necessary action or changes.

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School Leaders: Tips for Coaching Your Super Teachers

School leaders and administrators: Check out these suggestions for supporting growth and development in the teachers you lead.

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