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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.

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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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Five Ways to Increase Teacher Agency in Professional Development

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Teacher Collaboration: When Belief Systems Collide

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The Answer to Our Education Woes

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How to Become and Remain a Transformational Teacher

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Teacher Leadership as Professional Development

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When Teachers and Administrators Collaborate

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The Secret to Making It a Great School Year

Blogger Elena Aguilar advocates for focusing and reflecting on three good things at the end of each school day.

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Join the Big Conversation of Learning 2.0

Edutopia blogger Suzie Boss takes a look at some of the highlights of the Learning 2.0 virtual conference, which kicks off this week.

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Tee Up the New School Year with Tips from Connected Educators

Blogger Suzie Boss highlights educators and administrators who are connecting and collaborating online.

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It’s Not a Pipe: Teaching Kids to Read the Media

Blogger Mark Phillips introduces students to semiotics, or the language of images, in a unit about critical consciousness and the media.

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Making the Most of Connected Educator Month

Blogger Suzie Boss shares online sites and tools to guide teachers during Connected Educator Month.

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Summer School for Teachers

Blogger Nick Provenzano recommends a handful of web tools that just might become your new best friends during the next school year.

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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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Five Ways to Increase Teacher Agency in Professional Development

We talk about student agency, but what about teacher agency?

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Why Edcamp Is the Future of PD

An Edcamp pioneer looks back at how this now-popular professional development model remains free, noncommercial, spontaneous, organic, user-friendly, and open to all presenters and attendees.

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The Problems and Promise of Educational Change

Two films and a book about educational change illustrate the pitfalls of top-down initiatives and the magic of everyday stakeholders getting a chance to make a difference.

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After Brown v. Board of Education

Blogger Anne O'Brien revisits the Brown decision and explores where schools stand today when it comes to diversity.

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Common Core: Seven Opportunities to Transform English Language Arts Curriculum

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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Elementary Art and Service Learning Projects for Earth Day and Beyond

Blogger Gaetan Pappalardo believes that every day should be Earth Day. Here are some project ideas, from fun and simple to deep and meaningful.

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Guest Blog: Making the Case for Social Media in Education

Guest blogger Steve Johnson makes the case for social media in education, the topic of March 9 #edchat

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