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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.

Beyond Twitter and Google+: Staying Focused on Real Connection

Instead of focusing solely on social media, connected educators should stay tuned into their classrooms, meet other educators face to face, and model real-world engagement.

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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Beyond Twitter and Google+: Staying Focused on Real Connection

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How to Create a Professional Learning Community

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PBL Pilot: Rolling It Out to Parents and Students

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What Makes Teachers Love What They Do?

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Teacher Burnout: 4 Warning Signs

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A Crash Course in Innovation

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

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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.

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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.

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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?

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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?

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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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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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New Kid on the Block: Surviving My First Year in the Classroom

A former teacher reflects on the challenges of starting out.

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Student Awards: Digital Badges Make a Debut

Blogger Anne O'Brien explores the possibility -- and power -- of awarding students digital badges.

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Empowering Teachers with DIY

Edutopia's Community Manager Betty Ray shares how DIY community and events can empower teachers.

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Trends in Education: How They Come and Go

When a district rolls out a new initiative, it ultimately needs the backing and support of one key stakeholder -- the teachers.

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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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Foundation Recognizes Teaching Excellence

Video producer Ken Ellis writes about the inspiring teachers who received the 2012 Carlston Family Foundation awards.

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