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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.

Why Reading Matters: An Interview with a School Leader

An instructional development director from a charter schools network in the San Francisco area shares his plan for acquiring 300 donated digital reading devices for students.

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.

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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The Power of Literature Circles in the Classroom

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Advice from Mentor Teachers for New (and Experienced) Teachers

Edutopia blogger Andrew Miller checks in with two mentor teachers to discuss what they do and offer a few nuggets of wisdom for new teachers, mentor teachers and all teachers in general.

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Teaching About the Jordan Davis Murder Trial

Joshua Block joins 13 other educators in a collaborative post reacting to the Jordan Davis murder trial with social justice lesson plans to help middle and high school students learn from this tragic event.

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Teachers are Learning Designers

Edutopia blogger Andrew Miller, inspired by Sir Ken Robinson's metaphor that teachers are like gardeners, reviews the skills teachers need to design fruitful learning conditions: empower yourself, stop blaming students, and revise and reflect.

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PennGSE & #Satchat: An Open Conversation About Educator and School Leader Preparation Programs

Edutopia blogger Dr. Joe Mazza announces a February 15 open social media learning experience for anyone passionate about school leadership, hosted by the University of Pennsylvania's Graduate School of Education in conjunction with #Satchat.

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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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No-Cost Summer Travel for Teachers

Guest blogger Suzanne Acord, former Peace Corps volunteer and current high school history teacher, introduces a range of inexpensive travel opportunities that will broaden teachers' worldview and enhance their lessons for years to come.

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The Hardest Job in America

Edutopia blogger Maurice Elias reflects on the powerful words of Sargent Shriver, a champion for public school teachers.

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Appreciate Teachers By Understanding What They Do

Edutopia blogger Mary Beth Hertz suggests that the best way to celebrate teacher appreciation week is focusing on the reality of what teaching means rather than falling back on outdated assumptions or news media-induced perceptions.

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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.

8 1,544 21,039 views
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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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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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The Power of Literature Circles in the Classroom

Instructional coach Ellen Aguilar explains how literature circles promote cooperative learning, and allow students to make choices about their own learning.

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The 5 Features of Science Inquiry: What Questions Do You Have?

STEM blogger Eric Brunsell on the 5 features of science inquiry: What questions do you ask?

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Teachers are Learning Designers

Edutopia blogger Andrew Miller, inspired by Sir Ken Robinson's metaphor that teachers are like gardeners, reviews the skills teachers need to design fruitful learning conditions: empower yourself, stop blaming students, and revise and reflect.

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