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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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Becoming a Listening Educator

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Teacher Leadership and the Common Core State Standards?

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Looking for ideas: assembly for nearly 500 kids

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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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The Power of Combining Coaching with a Framework for Teaching

Blogger Elena Aguilar proposes that an effective school must have a shared agreement for developing teacher practice.

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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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Engaging Teachers in Math

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

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Climate Control: 6 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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Six Affirmations for PBL Teachers

Blogger Andrew Miller provides six affirmations detailing why Project-Based Learning teachers are the rockstars of their profession.

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Student Commitment Depends on Teacher Commitment

For a classroom to be high-functioning, a teacher needs to be committed to each and every student learning.

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What You Need to Be an Innovative Educator

Edutopia blogger Terry Heick takes a fresh look at innovation and breaks out the six conditions that must be in place for educational innovation.

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College Readiness: Writing to Learn

Blogger Ben Johnson explains how writing can help students investigate topics and think critically.

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What Does Successful Project-Based Learning Look Like?

Blogger Bob Lenz presents the criteria for project-based-learning at his schools.

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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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Teacher Development Is Key to Closing the Achievement Gap

Academy for Urban School Leadership (AUSL) defines four key practices for sustained student achievement.

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