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Teacher Leadership

For teacher-leaders who want to collaborate with other teachers and motivate colleagues and community with ideas, knowledge, and passion.

Three Dos and Don’ts of Transformative Teacher Leadership

Jose Vilson looks at teacher leadership and offers some ideas for boosting your effectiveness as a liaison between teachers and administrators.

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How to Divorce Your District

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Top 12 Summer Tips for Top Teachers

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Summer Professional Development with MOOCs

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The Myth of Having Summers Off

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Mastering the Teaching Game

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Top 12 Summer Tips for Top Teachers

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Common Core Math: Best Resources for High School Educators

Are you looking for some resources for Common Core math? Here, blogger Matt Davis rounds up some of the most useful CCSS math resources for high school educators.

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Meeting the Needs of All Students: A First Step

Edutopia blogger Elena Aguilar encourages teachers to confront their own biases so they connect more deeply with each child in their classrooms.

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Remake Your Class: 6 Steps to Get Started

Designer and organizational strategist Melanie Kahl suggests a six-step process to rethink and remake your classroom for more inspiring and more effective learning.

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Teachers: Preparing for Your Best Year Ever

Blogger Elena Aguilar gives teachers tips on ways to stay happy and successful this school year.

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Honoring Our Catchers in the Rye

Edutopia blogger Mark Phillips, inspired by J.D. Salinger's character Holden Caulfield, suggests that we start recognizing our own Catchers in the Rye - those educators and institutions committed to saving kids from falling off the cliff.

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Teacher Burnout: Start Preventing It Now!

Edutopia blogger Nick Provenzano offers three start of school year tips to prevent teacher burnout from even beginning.

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What Teacher Leadership Looks Like for the New School Year

Teacher and blogger Jose Vilson looks at what 21st century teacher leadership involves and breaks it down into four simple but essential steps for starting a new school year in this role.

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What Makes a Great School Leader?

Edutopia blogger Elena Aguilar highlights the three qualities she thinks most indicative of a great school leader: visionary leadership, community builder, and emotional intelligence.

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Common Core Big Idea Series 1: A New Blueprint

In this first of a five-part series, educators Jay McTighe and Grant Wiggins suggest that understanding the standards' design and focus rather than zeroing in on grade-level standards is an important first step.

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Rethinking Difficult Parents

Educational consultant and author Allen Mendler looks at the ways that difficult parents can become teachers' allies rather than their adversaries.

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Ten Tips for Becoming a Connected Educator

Elana Leoni, Edutopia's Social Media Marketing Manager, is back from ASCD's annual conference with ten tips to become a connected educator, including making the time to connect, following educators you respect, and being open to making mistakes. (Updated 10/...

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The Secret to Making It a Great School Year

Blogger Elena Aguilar advocates for focusing and reflecting on three good things at the end of each school day.

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How to Find Your Dream Teaching Job

Simply applying to a school district and following its hiring protocol might not be enough.

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Why Teachers Matter

George Lucas, filmmaker and GLEF founder, believes that even in this age of digital connectivity and instant access to information, we still need to recognize the importance of the human touch in education.

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