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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.

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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5 Research-Based Tips for Providing Students with Meaningful Feedback

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Teachers: Preparing for Your Best Year Ever

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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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A Major News Alert for All Educators

Edutopia blogger Mark Phillips kicks off the month of April with two stunning news reports from our nation's capitol.

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Honors Classes: A Need for More Diversity

Blogger Heather Wolpert-Gawron proposes that schools work to break down societal stereotypes so that students themselves believe they have a place in honors classes.

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How Coaching Can Impact Teachers, Principals, and Students

Blogger Elena Aguilar shares an excerpt from her recently released book, The Art of Coaching: Effective Strategies for School Transformation.

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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. (...

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Engaging Teachers in Math

Blogger Jose Vilson offers some professional development advice for his fellow math teachers.

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Climate Control: Six Ways to Improve Your School Environment

Educational consultant and blogger Allen Mendler suggests six ways for any teacher to improve his or her school climate.

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The Hidden Lessons from Newtown: A Teaching Opportunity

Edutopia blogger Mark Phillips revisits three notorious mass shootings as a teaching opportunity for how the news and social media can often distort the facts of emotionally powerful events.

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Masterful Teacher: How Calculus Became the Most Popular Class on Campus

Jonathan Winn, San Diego's 2011 High School Teacher of the Year, takes us inside his classroom to show us how he engages his students and ignites their love for math.

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Twenty Things I Never Thought I'd Say in an Elementary Classroom

In honor of Edutopia's 20th anniversary, blogger Gaetan Pappalardo shares twenty things he thought he'd never say in his elementary classroom. Please add your own!

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What I Love About Teaching

When teachers reveal that they are learners, too, students often respond positively and are more apt to learn.

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4 Ways Teachers Can Change the World

Adam Bellow, former educator and founder of eduClipper, encourages you to start your professional development right now by adopting four simple yet profound ways of thinking and acting.

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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 Are You Reading this Summer?

Blogger and teacher Elena Aguilar offers up book suggestions for summer reading.

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The Classroom Web Page: A Must-Have in 2008

Make available your class's most valuable resource -- you.

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