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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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5 Tips to Kick Start the School Year

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Why Don’t We Differentiate Professional Development?

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How to Become and Remain a Transformational Teacher

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Open Space Technology: Decision by Inclusion

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6 Scaffolding Strategies to Use With Your Students

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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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July: The Ultimate Planning Period

Blogger Terry Heick offers five leisurely paths to professional development while soaking up the July sun.

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Resources for Teaching Middle School

Blogger Elena Aguilar shares valuable resources for middle school teachers.

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Hip-Hip Hooray for Summer! Three Tips to Spark Your Learning

Blogger Lisa Dabbs offers three creative ways for teachers to pursue professional development during summer vacation.

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A Six-Point Checklist for Education Innovators

Edutopia blogger Suzie Boss shares an excerpt from her latest book, "Bringing Innovation to School," in which she looks at some of the qualities expressed and practiced by education innovators.

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Teachers: Are You Taking Time Off This Summer?

Blogger Elena Aguilar shares the reality of busy summers for teachers.

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How an Ocean's Journey Inspires One School

Blogger Bob Lenz profiles how the principles of the Polynesian Voyaging Society have been adopted by a school in Hawaii.

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Project Learning: Expeditions in Portland, Maine
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Project Learning: Expeditions in Portland, Maine

Project learning combined with 1-to-1 laptops creates a rich and rigorous environment for learning at a middle school and a high school in Portland, Maine.

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Project Learning: Sample Teacher Schedule for Middle School

Find out how the teachers at Helen King Middle School make room for collaboration and project planning.

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School Leaders: 6 Strategies for Retaining New Teachers

Whether you’re a teacher leader, an instructional coach, or an administrator, here are six things you can do to retain teachers who are new to your school or to the profession.

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Act and Inspire: The Dual Roles of Schools in Environmental Protection

Blogger Anne O'Brien proposes ways schools can lighten their environment footprints

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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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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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