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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.

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.

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.

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.

Why I Flattened My School

One high school experiments with the flattened model as it seeks to replace departmental hierarchy with the creativity that blossoms from staff collaboration.

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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Student Power!

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8 Myths That Undermine Educational Effectiveness

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

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Technology SAMR Model for Administrators Part 3: File Management

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

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Thank You Letters to Teachers

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What the NFL Scouting Combine Can Teach Us About Teacher Evaluation

Math teacher and coach Jose Vilson draws a parallel between how the NFL evaluates its players and how school districts should evaluate their teachers.

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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.

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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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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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How to Put the Rigor in Project-Based Learning

Tips from a one-time skeptic turned teacher-leader.

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School Administrator's Guide to Supporting the Role of School Counselors

Guest blogger Kimberlee Ratliff, a National Certified Counselor and APUS Associate Professor and Program Director, offers school administrators a checklist for what they should and should not expect from their school counselors.

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Guest Blog: Boosting Teacher Morale

Guest blogger Matt Guthrie shares his perspective on the effects of low teacher morale, the topic of March 2 #echat,

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Resources and Lesson Plans for a College-bound Culture

The school shares details about administration, school culture, professional development, and curriculum -- materials that you may adapt for your class or school.

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Middle School's Role in Dropout Prevention

Blogger Anne O'Brien shares research and resources for helping secondary students stay in school.

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Principal Kappy Cannon Fosters Technology Innovation and Teamwork
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Principal Kappy Cannon Steck Fosters Technology Innovation and Teamwork

Principal Kappy Cannon Steck encourages master teachers to innovate with new technologies and work together to share their skills with the entire staff.

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Five Ways to Develop a Partnership with Your Principal

Blogger and school principal Ben Johnson outlines five helpful tips to help teachers connect with their principals.

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