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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.

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.

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

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

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

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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.

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Teacher Development Is Key to Closing the Achievement Gap

Academy for Urban School Leadership (AUSL) defines four key practices for sustained student achievement.

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Humanities in the Twenty-First Century

The humanities teach students critical thinking and historical perspective, two crucial skills for success in our ever-accelerating future.

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Teaching Integrity in an Age of Cynicism

Edutopia blogger Mark Phillips reminds us that children are a lot more perceptive than we give them credit for being, and urges us to look for and teach lessons of moral integrity in a political and cultural climate that can easily lead to cynicism.

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Student Voice and the Teaching of Democracy

Blogger Mark Phillips gears up for election season with suggestions about teaching students the process and value of representative democracy within their classroom community.

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How to Beat Summer Learning Loss

Summer learning loss is a well-documented phenomenon, with students losing between one and two months' worth of academic knowledge each summer. And low-income students suffer a steeper rate of loss than their peers - half of the achievement gap seen in...

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New Teacher Academy: Building Relationships

Blogger Lisa Dabbs, with help from teacher and coach Joan Young, explains how building relationships with both students and colleagues is at the heart of effective teaching.

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Imagine an Education Nation: Six Leading Edges

Edutopia's Senior Fellow and Executive Director Emeritus on the six leading edges - innovations that will redefine schools, teaching, and learning.

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The Digital Divide Within: Creating a Level Playing Field for All Students

How do we make sure students get equal time on computers?

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