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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.

Reflecting for Change, From Journaling to Blogging

By journaling about your challenges and triumphs, you grow as a teacher. By blogging about them, you affirm, inspire, and help others grow.

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.

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?

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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What Makes Teachers Love What They Do?

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Beyond Twitter and Google+: Staying Focused on Real Connection

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10 Steps for Avoiding Teacher Burnout

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Reflecting for Change, From Journaling to Blogging

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PBL Pilot: Rolling It Out to Parents and Students

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Seven Digital Learning Tips for Students

Blogger Heather Wolpert-Gawron shares tips for students learning online.

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Civic Engagement Tactics 2.0

Blogger Todd Finley examines the role of social media in civic activism and compares the youth empowerment strategies of the Boomers and the Millennials.

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New Chat Encourages Best Practices for PBL

Blogger Suzie Boss brings to light a quick and easy way to learn about PBL best practices.

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How to Provide College Planning and Counseling Support to Students of Color

Blogger Danielle Moss Lee continues her series about college-bound students of color with a look at what high school counselors should and shouldn't do.

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International Comparisons in Digital Literacy: What Can We Learn?

Blogger Anne O'Brien shares resources for helping students grow their digital literacy.

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Young Writers Become Primary Sources

Blogger Suzie Boss tells the story of One World Education, a nonprofit that works with more than 1,000 young writers and 325 teachers.

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College Readiness: How to Help Students Think Abstractly

Abstract thinking skills are key to college readiness for students.

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High School Students Develop Life Skills and Financial Literacy in "Harsh Reality" Program

High school student Lily Boyar describes her school's experimental program for developing life skills and financial literacy.

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What Does the "Special" in Special Education Mean?

Blogger Marisa Kaplan offers a fresh perspective on how, in education, one size does not fit all.

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What Can School Teams Learn from Geese?

Believe it or not, a lot! Geese are experts at teamwork. Elena Aguilar shares some specifics.

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A New Year's Goal: Stop Giving So Much Homework

Blogger Elena Aguilar describes helping one teacher set goals for the new year -- including giving less homework.

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Creating a Summer Reading Network

Blogger Andrew Marcinek describes how he uses technology to keep students connected -- and engaged -- during the summer months.

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The Hardest Job in America

Edutopia blogger Maurice Elias reflects on the powerful words of Sargent Shriver, a champion for public school teachers.

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Six Ways to Avoid Feeling Isolated in the Classroom

Blogger Rebecca Alber proposes ways to avoid feeling isolated in your classroom.

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