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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.

Pride of Profession: Striving to Become a Great Teacher

How can we expect students to aspire to be great if we are not also aspiring for greatness?

Honoring Pioneers in Education

Let's take a moment to admire innovators in our field including some who in spite of criticism continued forward.

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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The Myth of Having Summers Off

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Teachers: Preparing for Your Best Year Ever

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5 Research-Based Tips for Providing Students with Meaningful Feedback

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5 Research-Based Tips for Providing Students with Meaningful Feedback

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4 Big Things Transformational Teachers Do

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Classroom Environments: Does Space Make a Difference?

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Helping Girls Unlock Their Leadership Potential

Blogger Anne OBrien profiles a school program committed to changing the way tween and teen girls view themselves.

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The Best 1:1 Device is a Good Teacher

Edutopia blogger Andy Marcinek, a frequent advocate for one-to-one classrooms, admits that no edtech can truly replace an engaged, forward-thinking teacher.

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Five Tips for Taking Advantage of Twitter Over the Summer

Elana Leoni, Edutopia's Director of Social Media Strategy and Marketing, provides us with five summertime tips for taking advantage of Twitter as a professional learning network in preparation for the new school year.

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Parents Aren't Necessary for Students to Learn

High school principal Ben Johnson asks teachers to believe they can teach a child even when parental support is not possible.

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Why We Must Recreate the Wheel

High school English teacher Ryan W. Ihrke looks past the dread of recreating the wheel to suggest that reinvention can actually be good for refreshing our teaching strategies.

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Summer Planning for Successful PBL

Bob Lenz suggests that teachers spend a few additional summertime hours planning for successful project-based learning -- this practice can help them reap bigger benefits during the year.

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Teacher Burnout: You're Not Alone

Edutopia blogger Nick Provenzano urges you to seek support from your PLN if you find yourself in the throes of Teacher Burnout.

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Cynicism Is Contagious; So Is Hope

Educator and blogger Rick Curwin looks at teacher cynicism, what causes it, and how to counteract it.

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How the School of the Future Got It Right

This New York City middle and high school measures the full range of student ability through formative assessments, presentations, exhibitions, and tests -- and they put a strong focus on "authentic" tasks that are tied to the real world.

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A Definitive Guide to Teacher Checklists

If any Edutopia blogger could dream up making a checklist of checklists, it would be Todd Finley. Teachers, prepare to get organized!

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Outstanding in Your Field: What It Takes to Be a Great Teacher

What does greatness mean in education? Administrator, author, and educator Ben Johnson ponders the quality of excellence.

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A Handwritten Letter, With Love and Thanks, to My Students

Retiring teacher shares his love and gratitude in a handwritten letter to his former students.

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School-Wide Appreciation: 3 Ways to Say Thank You

Edutopia blogger Nick Provenzano notes that Teacher Appreciation can be an opportunity for showing gratitude to everyone in the building, whether you bake them cookies, write a personal note, or tell them face-to-face.

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Teacher Appreciation: Why We Teach

Guest blogger Peg Regan reflects on why teachers teach: they're leaders who serve, fulfilling their own high expectations, giving to those who need to receive it - and ultimately, they were born to teach.

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