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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.

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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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How to Become and Remain a Transformational Teacher

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Doing More With Less: PD, Resources, and Ownership

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Visualizing 21st-Century Classroom Design

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Help Needed - AIS & Unit Planning

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4 Lessons Learned From Common Core Implementation

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20 Tips for New Instructional Coaches

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Blended Learning in the Mix: The Proactive Teacher

Teachers in blended learning programs should take the opportunity to learn and lead -- your ideas and observations are worth hearing and acting upon.

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PBL: Jumping in Headfirst

Join two middle school teachers in their first post of a year-long series about implementing a PBL pilot program in their fifth grade classroom.

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Innovations in Teacher Prep and Support: Resource Roundup

In this collection, find resources that discuss some of the innovative strategies used by teacher educators, mentors, coaches, and other professionals to prepare and support preservice and new teachers and facilitate ongoing teacher development.

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How Can We Avoid Limiting Our Students Via Race, Class, and Gender?

It's critical to keep bias out of the classroom, where no student deserves to be judged by his or her race, socioeconomic class, or gender.

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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.

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Supporting the Teacher Maker Movement

In order for teachers to encourage student innovation, they need the freedom to be innovative as well. Eight ways school leaders can support faculty who want to develop engaging curriculum.

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Teachers: Preparing for Your Best Year Ever

Blogger Elena Aguilar gives teachers tips on ways to stay happy and successful this school year.

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School-Wide Appreciation: 3 Ways to Say Thank You

Edutopia blogger Nick Provenzano notes that Teacher Appreciation can be an opportunity for showing gratitude to everyone in the building, whether you bake them cookies, write a personal note, or tell them face-to-face.

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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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Publishing Student Writing -- and Your Own

An undeniable benefit to having kids produce real books is that they work harder when they know an audience will see it.

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The Era of the Teacherpreneur

The teacherpreneur merges the image of the innovative classroom teacher with the risk-taking and entrepreneurial leadership we commonly associate with those who create their own place in the professional world.

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Common Core Big Idea 3: Standards Must Be Unpacked

In this third of a five-part series, educators Jay McTighe and Grant Wiggins suggest that that educators “unpack” the CCSS into four broad categories -- 1) Long-term Transfer Goals, 2) Overarching Understandings, 3) Overarching Essential Questions, and 4) a...

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Resources for Organizing an Edcamp

Organizing an Edcamp? Kristen Swanson, chair of the Edcamp Foundation Partner Program, has curated resources from Edutopia and across the web to help you on your journey.

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Family Engagement: Resource Roundup

Explore tips, strategies, and resources to help improve the connection from home to school and expand parent involvement.

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