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Teacher Compensation

Educators' work is priceless, but what is the fairest way to compensate this great work? The debate continues . . .

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Earn $ for Classroom Materials: Teachers Pay Teachers and the DIY Economy

Rachel Lynette offers some development and marketing tips for selling your self-designed creative resources through the Teachers pay Teachers community.



"American Teacher" Examines Impact of Long Hours and Low Pay

A new film exploring the lives of four teachers exposes the toll that's taken on dedicated teachers that can't make ends meet.

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Big Thinkers: Barnett Berry on Education Reform

Big Thinkers: Barnett Berry on Education Reform

The president and CEO of the advocacy organization Center for Teaching Quality lays out a roadmap for reforming our education system and improving the school environment for "teacherpreneurs."

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Teachers Helping Teachers: Eight Ways to Prevent Burnout

Teacher and blogger Katy Farber offers some ideas for teachers to create supportive networks to keep from burning out.

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Free Resources and Tools for "Authentic" Assessment

New York's School of the Future shares their assessment plans and rubrics, classroom projects, schedules, web links, and other resources to help you implement "authentic" assessment today.

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School of the Future: Q&A with the Principals

John Fanning and Stacy Goldstein share insight on how you can implement an "authentic" assessment strategy at your school.

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Resources and Downloads from WINGS for Kids

Free tools, guidelines, and activities to help you bring social and emotional learning to children in grades K-6 in your after-school setting.

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Teacher Development: Learning a Cooperative Method of Teaching

Preparing teachers to work in a collaborative academy culture.

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Let Us Now Praise Teachers, for Teacher Appreciation Week

Edutopia's former executive director Milton Chen on why every week should be Teacher Appreciation Week.

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Career and Technical Education: Research Roundup

Evidence of success in lowering the dropout rate and raising grades.

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A School Grows Great Educators

At YES Prep, grabbing top-notch talent isn't always an option. Out of necessity, they are developing their own.

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20 Ways to Create a Healthy Faculty Environment

Educator and technologist Jac de Haan shares 20 tips for creating a vibrant and healthy work environment for educators.

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Teacher Development: Fueling Teachers to Go High-Tech

How one elementary school trains and supports its staff to blaze a new digital trail.

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Project Learning: Sample Teacher Schedule for Middle School

Find out how the teachers at Helen King Middle School make room for collaboration and project planning.

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Principal Mike McCarthy Sustains a Culture of Collaboration

Principal Mike McCarthy Sustains a Culture of Collaboration

At King Middle School in Portland, Maine, McCarthy transformed a culture of divisiveness and violence by committing to cooperation and innovation.

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