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WHAT WORKS IN EDUCATION The George Lucas Educational Foundation

Teacher Leadership

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

Gratitude Can Fuel School Transformation

Blogger Elena Aguilar describes how developing a practice of gratitude on our campuses can help change the culture and climate of our schools.

Beyond Twitter and Google+: Staying Focused on Real Connection

Instead of focusing solely on social media, connected educators should stay tuned into their classrooms, meet other educators face to face, and model real-world engagement.

Tips for Coaching Teacher Teams

Check out these tips and sage advice on how to guide a team of teachers and facilitate professional development.

Start Your Teaching Blog: Resources, Advice, and Examples

Thinking of starting a teacher blog? Matt Davis has collected guides and sources of inspiration to help you get started, including examples and advice from experienced bloggers.

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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Teacher Leadership and the Common Core State Standards?

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When Teachers and Administrators Collaborate

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Focus on the Process and Results Will Follow

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This Year's Nerdy Gift Suggestions

Edutopia blogger Nick Provenzano makes his holiday season recommendations for what to give that special nerd in your life.

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Common Core in Action: Reviving the Civic Mission of Schools

Edutopia blogger Anne O'Brien outlines how the Common Core State Standards can help promote the civic goals of schools.

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How Rafe Esquith’s 5th Graders Became the World Famous Hobart Shakespeareans

Guest blogger Rafe Esquith describes his process of trial and error in teaching fifth graders how to perform Shakespeare and play guitar.

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Why Do You Teach?: What Sustains Us in Our Work

It's time to reflect on what keeps you in the classroom.

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My Journey into Connectedness

Guest blogger Rafranz Davis, an instructional technology specialist, describes how becoming a connected educator brought her out of hiding and put her in a position of empowering other educators.

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Common Core in Action: Narrative Writing

Blogger Heather Wolpert-Gawron provides strategies and steps for teaching narrative writing aligned to the Common Core State Standards.

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Learning Trends vs. Permanent Disruptors

Edutopia blogger Terry Heick compares the usual waves of new ideas in education to the rising tide of disruptive tech in our culture, and asks how we can begin to reconcile them.

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College Readiness: How to Help Students Think Abstractly

Abstract thinking skills are key to college readiness for students.

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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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Promoting a Culture of Learning

Edutopia blogger Terry Heick proposes using the Gradual Release of Responsibility Model - show them, help them, let them - as an authentic means for creating and promoting a culture of learning in your classroom.

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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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Creating an Anti-Racist Classroom

Blogger Danielle Moss Lee examines the evidence that some teachers are still treating students of color differently.

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10 Tips for Delivering Awesome Professional Development

Having clear objectives and starting on time are some of the tips one expert offers for creating effective professional development for teachers.

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Four Conditions Essential for Instructional Coaching to Work

Blogger and former teacher Elena Aguilar describes four conditions she considers essential in order for instructional coaching to work at a school.

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