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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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Doing It Differently: Tips for Teaching Vocabulary

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Three (+1) Leadership Ingredients I'd Take To A Desert Isle

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5 Research-Based Tips for Providing Students with Meaningful Feedback

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Teacher Burnout: 4 Warning Signs

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10 Tips for Delivering Awesome Professional Development

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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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An Opportunity for the NEA to Redefine the Teaching Profession

The NEA has been showing signs of strong leadership around the issue of teacher evaluation, says guest blogger Patrick Dolan.

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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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Connecting STEM and Arts (TEAMS) to Spur U.S. Innovation: Part 1 of 5

The first in a five part series on the integration of arts in STEM education by guest blogger Jim Brazell.

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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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Common Core Big Idea 5: Consider Meaningful Assessment

In this fifth of a five-part series, educators Jay McTighe and Grant Wiggins discuss how to implement backward design to create meaningful assessments.

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Saying Goodbye to Students: How to Set up for a Leave of Absence

For teachers needing to take a leave absence, Heather Wolpert-Gawron offers tips for preparing students and setting up for a long-term substitute teacher.

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