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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.

Reflecting for Change, From Journaling to Blogging

By journaling about your challenges and triumphs, you grow as a teacher. By blogging about them, you affirm, inspire, and help others grow.

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?

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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What Makes Teachers Love What They Do?

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Beyond Twitter and Google+: Staying Focused on Real Connection

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10 Steps for Avoiding Teacher Burnout

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Reflecting for Change, From Journaling to Blogging

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10 Steps for Avoiding Teacher Burnout

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PBL Pilot: Rolling It Out to Parents and Students

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How to Inspire Your Students to Read this Summer

Blogger Rebecca Alber gives tips and lesson ideas for inspiring your students to read this summer.

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Join The Web Tools Collective

Blogger Eric Brunsell "kicks off" The Web Tools Collective, a summer series to help educators learn about Web 2.0 tools.

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Lessons Learned: When a Student Dies

Guest blogger Francis Peacock reflects on how the death of a student must change one's teaching philosophy.

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All You Can Learn: Differentiated Instruction Inspires Young Writers

Writing/tutoring center, 826 LA serves up some delicious prose in partnership with a local high school.

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Teaching Grammar: There Has to Be a Better Way (And There Is!)

When teaching grammar, guest blogger Steve Peha gets rid of the jargon and focuses on patterns.

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Four Conditions Essential for Instructional Coaching to Work

Blogger and former teacher Elena Aguilar describes four conditions she considers essential in order for instructional coaching to work at a school.

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Passion-Based Learning: An Interview with Sheryl Nussbaum-Beach

Blogger Heather Wolpert-Gawron interviews Sheryl Nussbaum-Beach, an educator who outlines the benefits of passion-based learning on both students and teachers.

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Teachers as Curators of Learning

Educators are challenged with sifting through countless online resources and then knowing how to use the gems in their classrooms.

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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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Moving Forward: It's Time to Rethink Physical Education

Students and teachers of all grade levels need to be more active.

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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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Ways to Work Smarter as a Teacher

Collaborating with colleagues -- and students -- is a teacher's secret weapon for getting daily tasks done.

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A Community Comes Together to Build an Elementary School
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Community-Built School: Working Together to Make a Change

Parents and teachers, community members, and business partners have come together to build a new school and revitalize a community.

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Ten Tips for Becoming a Connected Educator

Elana Leoni, Edutopia's Social Media Marketing Manager, shares ten tips to become a connected educator -- including making the time to connect, following educators you respect, and being open to making mistakes.

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