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Draw on collective expertise and energy through collaborative teaching and planning, collegial support, and team development.

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Deeper Learning: Why Cross-Curricular Teaching is Essential

Ben Johnson makes the case for cross-curricular teaching and how it leads to deeper learning.

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How to Become and Remain a Transformational Teacher

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Collaborative Team Teaching: Challenges and Rewards

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Collaborative Planning: Integrating Curriculum Across Subjects

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Collaborative Planning: Integrating Curriculum Across Subjects

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Collaborative Team Teaching: Challenges and Rewards

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How to Become and Remain a Transformational Teacher

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The Tuning Protocol: A Framework for Personalized Professional Development

Use this innovative, six-step approach of structured yet welcoming group discussion to invite thoughtful classroom, department, and schoolwide feedback.

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How to Become and Remain a Transformational Teacher

Transformational teachers share best practices, build mentoring relationships, observe their peers, keep things fresh, model their subject's usefulness, and demonstrate caring beyond what they teach.

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A student is drawing on a big piece of paper, filling in two columns, "Supporting Details" and "Evidence From."
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Teacher Leadership as Professional Development

When leadership finds you, make it about improving your own teaching skills as well as helping others connect with new ideas, tools, and materials.

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Edcamps: The New Professional Development

When teachers choose their own professional learning opportunities (such as Edcamps), many feel more support in their jobs and better prepared to support their students' learning.

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Innovate Salisbury: An Action Research Project

One school district spent a year working with 15 teachers to determine the conditions needed to identify, create, and promote the scaling of classroom innovations.

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Team Problem Solving: Paving the Path to Success for Every Student
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Team Problem Solving: Paving the Path to Success for Every Student

By creating a culture committed to problem solving, University Park Campus School tackles student need early and effectively.

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Collaborative Planning: Integrating Curriculum Across Subjects
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Collaborative Planning: Integrating Curriculum Across Subjects

Hood River Middle School collaborates on projects across subjects to make learning relevant, connected, and engaging.

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Resources and Downloads for Differentiated Instruction

Educators from Mesquite Elementary School, in Tucson, Arizona, have provided these resources for you to use in your own school.

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A Step-by-Step Guide to the Best Projects

Discover a project-based learning model that motivates students to pursue knowledge and drives academic achievement.

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Resources and Tools for PBL Start to Finish

Educators from Manor New Technology High School in Manor, Texas, part of the New Tech Network of schools, have provided these resources and tools for project-based learning.

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5 Strategies to Ensure Student Learning

After Arizona's Mesquite Elementary School developed a program to provide additional instruction time for students struggling with math, test scores shot to the top.

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Deeper Learning: Why Cross-Curricular Teaching is Essential

Deeper learning has some specific requirements, not the least of which is collaboration. Ben Johnson shares some tips to establish cross-curricular collaboration even in the most isolated of environments.

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Reteach and Enrich: How to Make Time for Every Student
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Reteach and Enrich: How to Make Time for Every Student

See step-by-step how this Arizona elementary school gives its students the additional time they need to master core concepts and elevate their learning to the next level.

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Collaborative Team Teaching: Challenges and Rewards

Veteran special ed teacher Marisa Kaplan shares the challenges and rewards of co-teaching, including the fun of having another adult in the classroom.

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