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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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O Captain! My Captain! Where Has Teaching Gone?

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Injustice in Education

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PBL: Jumping in Headfirst

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Teacher as Farmer

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A Look Inside the Classroom of the Future

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Transformation Begins With Reflection: How Was Your Year?

How will you describe this school year, teachers? What will you try and what will you do differently next year?

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Complex Texts: Guiding Readers One Step at a Time

First grade teacher and literacy consultant Maria Walther offers a few simple but effective steps to guide beginning readers into complex texts.

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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.

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Hitting the Books: Summer Reading Recommends

School leader Elena Aguilar shares her book list for this summer.

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A Note from George Lucas: Celebrating Unsung Heroes in Education

Edutopia founder George Lucas observes Teacher Appreciation Day with words of encouragement to all the unsung heroes who spend their days preparing our children for their future.

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Rethinking Difficult Parents

Educational consultant and author Allen Mendler looks at the ways that difficult parents can become teachers' allies rather than their adversaries.

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Two Paths: How Will You See the Common Core?

Bob Lenz and Ken Kay propose schools and districts help teachers understand what is visionary about Common Core standards and how they can help drive college and career success for students.

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Resources for Teaching Middle School

Blogger Elena Aguilar shares valuable resources for middle school teachers.

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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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The Classroom Web Page: A Must-Have in 2008

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

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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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The Power of Project-Based Writing in the Classroom

Blogger Heather Wolpert-Gawron explains how project-based writing prepares students for real-world writing.

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A Feelings Walking Tour: Surveying Your School Culture and Climate

Edutopia blogger Maurice Elias describes how to take a symbolic walk through your school to gain insight and ideas for any necessary action or changes.

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Enter the 36 Chambers of Teaching (What We Can Learn from the Wu-Tang Clan)

Edutopia blogger Jose Vilson, drawing on the Wu-Tang Clan for inspiration, suggests that the world of education could learn a few practical and philosophical lessons from the poetry of the street.

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