Facebook
Edutopia on Facebook
Twitter
Edutopia on Twitter
Google+
Edutopia on Google+
Pinterest
Edutopia on Pinterest Follow Me on Pinterest
WHAT WORKS IN EDUCATION The George Lucas Educational Foundation

Teacher Leadership

For teacher-leaders who want to collaborate with other teachers and motivate colleagues and community with ideas, knowledge, and passion.

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?

Honoring Pioneers in Education

Let's take a moment to admire innovators in our field including some who in spite of criticism continued forward.

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.

Discuss

5 Research-Based Tips for Providing Students with Meaningful Feedback

Last comment 6 days 15 hours ago
13 1 15,836 views

Teachers: Preparing for Your Best Year Ever

Last comment 3 weeks 1 hour ago
13 238 9,188 views

The Myth of Having Summers Off

Last comment 3 weeks 14 hours ago
193 1 30,798 views

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

Blog posted Thu, 01/26/2012 - 08:49
2 1 1,236 views

Publishing Student Writing -- and Your Own

Blog posted Thu, 03/26/2009 - 13:43
52 0 26,996 views

Why I Flattened My School

Blog posted Wed, 06/18/2014 - 09:50
10 24 29,468 views

Browse

blog

Four Simple Tips to Start the Year Strong

Setting a positive, approachable tone in the classroom on the first day of class will pay off in the long run.

2 23,859 views
blog

A Crash Course in Innovation

Design thinking is a key strategy for unlocking students’ capacity to be change agents and innovators.

5 1 3,612 views
blog

Balancing Work and Life: The On-Going Challenge for Educators

With all the demands of working as an educator, making time for your personal life proves not an easy task.

30 11,122 views
blog

Reinventing Education One Tweet at a Time

Educators at 140Edu in New York discuss the power of the real-time Internet to make lasting change in education.

2 760 views
blog

How to Work with the No-Share Teacher

Sharing is an integral part of teaching. So what do you do when someone won't share?

3 1,712 views
blog

Google+: The Dark Side of the Circle

Google's social network is built on the idea of social stratification. How does this translate to the classroom?

10 3,707 views
blog

Summer PD: New Social Studies Collective Enables the Synergy and Power of Collaboration

A group of social studies educators are building a collaborative collective using a variety of online technologies. All are invited.

2 855 views

Pages

blog

Active Learning Means Using the Body

When it comes to learning, blogger Ben Johnson makes the case for using both mind and body.

22 4,753 views
blog

The Knowledge Funnel: A New Model for Learning by Elliot Washor and Charles Mojkowski (Part 1 of 2)

Guest bloggers Elliot Washor and Charles Mojkowski outline an innovative approach to learning.

9 4,753 views
Innovative Teaching and Learning: Lessons from High Tech High's Founding Principal
video

Taking the Lead: An Interview with Larry Rosenstock

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

4 4,753 views
blog

Fresh Start: A Novice Teacher Tries Again After a Tough First Year

Managing a classroom -- and bureaucracy -- doesn't get any easier the second time around.

175 4,753 views
blog

Helping Students Manage Stress, Set Goals, and Feel Connected

Inspired by Paul Tough's new book, Blogger Elena Aguilar offers ways to help students set goals, handle stress, and connect with school community.

5 1 4,658 views
blog

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.

4 1 4,658 views

Pages