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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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When Teachers Compete, No One Wins

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The Myth of Having Summers Off

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5 Ways to "Remove the Walls" From Your Classroom

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Apply for a Teacher Travel Grant This Summer

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The Myth of Having Summers Off

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Creating a Strong Parent Community

Many parents want to help but do not know how. Blogger and elementary teacher Marisa Kaplan shares some ideas for getting parents engaged and involved.

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Immersive PBL: Indiana Project Reaches Far Beyond the Classroom

A school district in Indiana takes on the project of bringing clean drinking water to people in Haiti.

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Why I Write? Sharing One's Saga is Important

Blogger Heather Wolpert-Gawron shares why she writes and how her reasons have changed over the years.

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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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Five Steps to Better School/Community Collaboration

A parent and community organizer shares some resources and great ideas, including the creation of a resource map and connecting with subject matter experts to connect to curriculum.

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20 Ways to Create a Healthy Faculty Environment

Educator and technologist Jac de Haan shares 20 tips for creating a vibrant and healthy work environment for educators.

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Educational Expertise: How Would You Redesign a School Library?

Blogger Elena Aguilar seeks suggestions for redesigning a school library.

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The Truth About Teacher Tenure

Tenure protects teachers, but can it also create complacency?

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When Teaching the Right Answers Is the Wrong Direction

Students can learn more from wrong answers than we think.

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Teens Take on Day Care -- on Their Own School Grounds

An on-site day care program provides high school students with hands-on training in early-childhood education.

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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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The Longer View: Edtech and 21st-Century Education

A forward-thinking Baby Boomer reflects on the need to accept the opportunities offered by technology to educate the generations who embrace it.

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Teaching for Justice: 10 Ways To Unravel Systemic Oppression

How do you confront any racial injustice at your school? How do you reflect on your own potential biases in the classroom? Blogger Elena Aguilar offers ten tactics to help teachers answer those questions.

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