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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.

Teaching Is Giving: One Teacher's Gift List

Terry Heick reflects on the many levels of giving that happen within our teaching practice, and considers how he can give more -- and more efficiently.

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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Becoming a Listening Educator

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NO Teacher Talk

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The Pygmalion Effect: Communicating High Expectations

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The Pygmalion Effect: Communicating High Expectations

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A Look Inside the Classroom of the Future

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Teacher of Year Sean McComb Makes the Case for Optimism

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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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Creating an Anti-Racist Classroom

Blogger Danielle Moss Lee examines the evidence that some teachers are still treating students of color differently.

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Six Steps to Master Teaching: Becoming a Reflective Practitioner

Longtime educator Peg Regan outlines six critical steps toward becoming a master teacher.

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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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Message to New Teachers for a New Year: Patience, Persistence and Peace

Blogger Lisa Dabbs offers a much needed New Year's affirmation for first-year teachers.

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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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The Truth About Teacher Tenure

Tenure protects teachers, but can it also create complacency?

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Have You Seen SketchUp?: Google's Answer to 3-D Drawing

A 3D sketching tool by Google.

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YES Prep: Chris Barbic's Vision for Education
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Chris Barbic Shares His Vision for Reform

The visionary leader behind the YES Prep family of schools discusses the organization's origins and philosophy.

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Families Respond to a School on a Mission

The commitment required to attend YES Prep demands familial support for its students.

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Helping Girls Unlock Their Leadership Potential

Blogger Anne OBrien profiles a school program committed to changing the way tween and teen girls view themselves.

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Four Tips for Finding the Right Resources

If you're looking for resources for yourself or others, use Google and your personal learning network to help you find just about anything.

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Project Learning: Expeditions in Portland, Maine
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Project Learning: Expeditions in Portland, Maine

Project learning combined with 1-to-1 laptops creates a rich and rigorous environment for learning at a middle school and a high school in Portland, Maine.

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