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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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Use Talking Points to Keep the Complicated Simple

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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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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

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Use Talking Points to Keep the Complicated Simple

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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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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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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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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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"Why Humanistic Teachers Get Fired: Because They're Stupid"

Edutopia blogger Mark Phillips is all for teachers who are trying to change their school communities for the better - as long as they're smart enough to keep their jobs!

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My "Academy Awards" for Best Educational Documentaries

Edutopia blogger Mark Phillips, acknowledging the proliferation of education-themed documentaries, starts a new tradition: the Educational Documentary Academy Awards! Join the suspense and celebration as he reveals which films were his favorites and why.

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Teacher Development Research Review: Annotated Bibliography

Teacher Development Research Table of Contents: Introduction

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One Size Does Not Fit All: Engaging Families Next Year by Soliciting Feedback Now

Principal, educator and blogger Joe Mazza looks at data regarding parent engagement with the suggestion that schools tailor their outreach specifically to the families in their community.

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Becoming a 21st Century School or District: Improve and Innovate (Step 7 of 7)

Blogger Ken Kay concludes his series about the 4Cs with recommendations for applying this model organization-wide.

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