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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.

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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How to Divorce Your District

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Top 12 Summer Tips for Top Teachers

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Summer Professional Development with MOOCs

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Teacher for Hire: Tips for Finding Summer Employment

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How to Divorce Your District

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The Myth of Having Summers Off

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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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The Seven Characteristics of a Good Leader

Blogger Maurice Elias provides an overview of The Seven Characteristics of a Good Leader. (Updated 01/2014)

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High School Students Develop Life Skills and Financial Literacy in "Harsh Reality" Program

High school student Lily Boyar describes her school's experimental program for developing life skills and financial literacy.

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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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Five Practices that Transformed My Teaching

Blogger Gaetan Pappalardo shares some life-changing lessons from an internship at Center for Teaching and Learning.

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Classroom Environments: Does Space Make a Difference?

Blogger Andrew Marcinek starts a dialog about classroom environments; Does space make a difference?

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Why Pre-K Education is Worth the Cost

Blogger Anne O'Brien provides evidence and a good argument for continuing to provide funding for pre-K education.

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Professional Development: More Than Just a Checkbox on a Form

Guest blogger Tom Whitby examines how a school district's professional development decisions come down to cost, and then proposes maximizing the trend of DIY PD as a cost-effective answer to the problem.

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Meeting the Needs of All Students: A First Step

Edutopia blogger Elena Aguilar encourages teachers to confront their own biases so they connect more deeply with each child in their classrooms.

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Quick Tips for Succeeding On a Low Budget

Arizona's Mesquite Elementary is one of the top-performing schools in the state but has one of the lowest per pupil budgets. Here’s how the school makes more out of less.

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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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Keep the Lens Cap On: Internet Security and Privacy in a School Setting

How far do schools need to go to keep videos and photos of their students off the Internet?

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Steering Student Dropouts Back to School

An independent district in Texas strives to make dropouts into graduates -- even those who are well past their teen years.

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The Emerging Age Bias

Blogger Pernille Ripp looks at the alarming devaluation of veteran teachers and their contributions.

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