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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.

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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Open Letter to a New Principal

A principal should take seriously these five facts when arriving at a new school site.

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Four Simple Tips to Start the Year Strong

Setting a positive, approachable tone in the classroom on the first day of class will pay off in the long run.

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A Crash Course in Innovation

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With all the demands of working as an educator, making time for your personal life proves not an easy task.

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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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Resources for Organizing an Edcamp

Organizing an Edcamp? Kristen Swanson, chair of the Edcamp Foundation Partner Program, has curated resources from Edutopia and across the web to help you on your journey.

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Advice from Mentor Teachers for New (and Experienced) Teachers

Edutopia blogger Andrew Miller checks in with two mentor teachers to discuss what they do and offer a few nuggets of wisdom for new teachers, mentor teachers and all teachers in general.

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ISTE 2012: A Suggested To Do List

Elana Leoni, Edutopia's Social Media Marketing Manager, shares her strategies for getting the most out of an ISTE conference -- and hopes to see you at ISTE 2012 in San Diego!

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Seven Ideas for Revitalizing Multicultural Education

Andrew Miller shares seven authentic ideas he gleaned from the National Association for Multicultural Education (NAME) conference on becoming a culturally responsive educator.

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The Power of Teacher Workshops: Advocating for Better PD at Your School

Teacher education instructor Rebecca Alber encourages teachers to advocate for more relevant professional development at their schools.

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This program in South Carolina teaches elementary school children skills for success in school and life.

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STEM: Virtual Projects to Inspire Lessons in Your Classroom

The American Indian Science and Engineering Society offer stellar virtual science projects from students across the country.

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