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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.

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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The Myth of Having Summers Off

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How to Divorce Your District

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Top 12 Summer Tips for Top Teachers

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Mastering the Teaching Game

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Pride of Profession: Striving to Become a Great Teacher

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10 Steps for Avoiding Teacher Burnout

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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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Are You Tapping into Prior Knowledge Often Enough in Your Classroom?

Blogger Rebecca Alber explains why using students' prior knowledge to guide instruction is key to learning.

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Creating ePubs: A Model for Multi-District Collaboration

A report from the Massachusetts to produce an ePub, but left with a new model for collaboration.

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Student Commitment Depends on Teacher Commitment

For a classroom to be high-functioning, a teacher needs to be committed to each and every student learning.

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The Absolute Awesomeness of Field Trips

Field trips offer students some of the richest learning experiences explains instructional coach Elena Aguilar.

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Resources and Downloads for Teaching Critical Thinking

Educators from the Bay Area's KIPP King Collegiate High School and the KIPP network have provided these resources for you to use in your own school.

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What Does Successful Project-Based Learning Look Like?

Blogger Bob Lenz presents the criteria for project-based-learning at his schools.

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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.

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Is it Okay to Display Student Testing Data in Classrooms?

Blogger Elena Aguilar offers suggestions for creating displays in the classroom that celebrate student successes.

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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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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.

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A Major News Alert for All Educators

Edutopia blogger Mark Phillips kicks off the month of April with two stunning news reports from our nation's capitol.

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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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