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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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A Look Inside the Classroom of the Future

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Injustice in Education

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O Captain! My Captain! Where Has Teaching Gone?

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PBL Pilot: Rolling It Out to Parents and Students

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O Captain! My Captain! Where Has Teaching Gone?

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Summer Professional Development with MOOCs

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Design Thinking: Lessons for the Classroom

Edutopia community manager Betty Ray presents a simple yet elegant strategy to bring real-world thinking into the classroom.

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Studio H: How Design/Build Curriculum Can Transform a Community

Blogger Suzie Boss talks with the teacher behind a project where students designed a farmers' market pavilion that earned the kids early college credits along with summer stipends.

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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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Trying Something New in Your Classroom For 30 Days

Blogger and middle-school teacher Heather Wolpert-Gawron offers up a list of new things she plans to try in the classroom.

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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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Developing Students' Academic Vocabulary Helps Beat Achievement Gap

Blogger Ben Johnson shares strategies for developing students' academic vocabulary that help decrease the achievement gap.

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Encouraging Students to Find an Audience When They Write

Blogger Elena Aguilar shares a heartfelt story of encouraging one student to use writing to reach out to her father.

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Innovative Teaching and Learning: Lessons from High Tech High's Founding Principal
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Taking the Lead: An Interview with Larry Rosenstock

High Tech High's founding principal and CEO speaks about its innovative teaching and learning model.

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Supporting Teachers: Resources for Mentors

Mentor educators share tips about finding the best resources.

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Common Core in Action: Reviving the Civic Mission of Schools

Edutopia blogger Anne O'Brien outlines how the Common Core State Standards can help promote the civic goals of schools.

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Immersive PBL: Indiana Project Reaches Far Beyond the Classroom

A school district in Indiana takes on the project of bringing clean drinking water to people in Haiti.

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Meet a Virtual Principal: How to Lead from a Distance
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Meet a Virtual Principal: How to Lead from a Distance

Administrator Jeff Farden takes us on a ride through his workday and describes the unique demands of leadership for online learning.

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The Truth About Teacher Tenure

Tenure protects teachers, but can it also create complacency?

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Five Tips to Make ISTE 2013 Awesome

Elana Leoni, Edutopia's Director of Social Media Strategy and Marketing, shares the best kind of preview for ISTE 2013 - five amusing but commonsense tips on how to make the most of this conference.

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