George Lucas Educational Foundation Celebrating our 25th Anniversary!

Teacher Leadership

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

PrintPrint
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Pinterest
  • Share

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.

Discuss

How to Become and Remain a Transformational Teacher

Last comment 1 week 4 days ago
36 5,057 42,935 views

5 Tips to Kick Start the School Year

Last comment 2 weeks 5 days ago
10 1,720 35,636 views

Why Don’t We Differentiate Professional Development?

Last comment 2 weeks 6 days ago
91 54,494 79,951 views

Helping Students Manage Stress, Set Goals, and Feel Connected

Thu, 10/11/2012 - 07:27
6 281 10,317 views

Transform Your Staff Meetings, Engage Your Faculty

Mon, 10/12/2015 - 10:00
1 6,238 44,438 views

5 Research-Based Tips for Providing Students with Meaningful Feedback

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 11:54
23 6,069 124,869 views

Browse

A female teacher is sitting cross-legged on a stage, and students are standing, talking to each nearby in costumes.
blog

Who Is Your Warm Demander Role Model?

When encouraging a student to be his or her best, channel the pop culture figure who best embodies your resolve and respect, whether it's Coach Carter or Yoda.

4 59 2,364 views
A child looks at a cell phone.
blog

5-Minute Film Festival: Future Ready Leadership

Is your school or district "Future Ready"? Whether you're new to the Future Ready Schools initiative, or your district or school is in the process of Future Ready changes, this video playlist offers ideas, tips and strategies for facilitating...

291 4,729 views
An illustration of a pencil filling in a multiple choice exam.
blog

Intrinsic Motivation vs. Standardized Tests

Low standardized test scores are a reflection of being uninspired, not unknowledgeable. Teach your students how to care, lose their fears, and identify and overcome their obstacles.

7 2,507 5,374 views
A female student and a male teacher are sitting at a raised table together putting wires together to turn on small light bulbs connected to square pieces of wood.
blog

Middle School Maker Journey: Review, Rethink, and Retool

In part ten of his year-long series, Kevin Jarrett reviews the learning and teaching experiences during the first year of his middle-school makerspace program.

5 143 2,794 views
Three hikers carrying backpacks with helmets and bed rolls attached, standing looking down at a creek
blog

Try: A Little Word Becomes a Big Gift

Taking a risk can pay off in exhilaration, affirmation, and inspiration. Step outside your comfort zone to improve your practice and grow as a teacher.

1 471 6,663 views
Close up of a hand holding a pencil captioning drawings of water seeping between rocks, freezing and melting
blog

The Permaculture Classroom: A Systems-Based Approach

Permaculture is ideal for teaching ecology, yet also works as a classroom design system that fosters empathy, inspires advocacy, and increases productivity within your school's existing standards and framework.

4 304 2,579 views
Three female teachers are sitting at a table, two on one side and one on the other, talking to each other and looking at their tablets.
blog

5 Reasons Why Edcamps Matter

Edcamps provide informal, personalized, and powerful PD because they're educator driven, they build networks, inspire passion, and foster conversations -- and they're low stress.

329 3,009 views

Pages

blog

20 Tips for Developing Positive Relationships With Parents

Blogger Elena Aguilar shares 20 tips to help teachers better connect with parents.

9 282 127,878 views
blog

5 Research-Based Tips for Providing Students with Meaningful Feedback

Teacher feedback must be informative and encouraging for students to fully understand whether they're learning and what they can do to improve the learning process.

23 6,069 124,869 views
blog

Teacher Burnout: 4 Warning Signs

Edutopia blogger Nick Provenzano confronts the weary heartbreak of teacher burnout by offering four warning signs to help recognize it in yourself and your colleagues.

33 8,756 114,768 views
blog

How to Divorce Your District

After nearly 20 years in her district, a former teacher and instructional coach describes the factors that led to her resigning and embarking on a new career in the field of education.

69 15,979 113,263 views
blog

The Five Features of Science Inquiry: How do you know?

The Five Features of Science Inquiry: How do you know? STEM blogger Eric Brunsell outlines the five features of science inquiry

17 140 108,535 views
blog

The Importance of Community Involvement in Schools

Family and community involvement play essential roles in the success of schools, explains blogger Anne O'Brien.

2 143 102,732 views
blog

Teachers: 10 Tips for Slowing Down

Check out these ten tips to assist teachers in taking a break and a breath much more often.

14 16,674 93,920 views

Pages