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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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In the second of their series, Virginia Goatley and Brenda Overturf look at how the Common Core State Standards can help teachers build a new language arts curriculum.

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To Teachers: How to Stay Hopeful and Inspired

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Blogger Ben Johnson makes a case for more collaboration between math and science teachers.

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Seven Ideas for Revitalizing Multicultural Education

Andrew Miller shares seven authentic ideas he gleaned from the National Association for Multicultural Education (NAME) conference on becoming a culturally responsive educator.

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Entrepreneurship Education Stresses Learning by Doing

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The Truth About Teacher Tenure

Tenure protects teachers, but can it also create complacency?

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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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Picture Perfect: Make Your Own Motivational Posters

Teachers can brighten their classrooms with personalized inspirational art.

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Focus on the Process and Results Will Follow

Great sports coaches focus on player growth and development for the ultimate win. Educators can follow suit by focusing on student learning rather than test scores.

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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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Saving Money, Sustaining Excellence

Budget cuts -- you can't get around them, but you can find ways to reduce the pain. Here's how to teach lean, make supplies last, and not shortchange your kids.

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