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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.

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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Doing It Differently: Tips for Teaching Vocabulary

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Jeff Goldstein on Reigniting Our Enthusiasm for Science @ NSTA 2011 (Video)

The astrophysicist and director of the National Center for Earth and Space Science Education (NCESSE) on why science teachers are the future of this nation.

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We Must Change the Narrative About Public Education: Guest Blog by Diane Ravitch

Education historian Diane Ravitch makes the case for changing the way we think and talk about public education

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Tips for Grading and Giving Students Feedback

Middle school teacher Heather Wolpert-Gawron shares tips for managing all that grading and for providing students with feedback.

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In Search of the Virtuous Mean: Helping Student Writers Find "The Sweet Spot"

Writing instructor Terri Van Sickle shares a model to help students find their voice.

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Why I Protest

Blogger and teacher educator Eric Brunsell reports from Wisconsin State Capitol.

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Student-Centered Learning Strategies for Math and Other Subjects

Student-Centered Learning Strategies: Guest blogger Paul Bogdan shares strategies for teaching kids how to learn

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To Inspire Students, Aim for the Goldilocks Zone

Education journalist and blogger Suzie Boss points out that teachers need to see more examples of student work that put 21st-century skills to use.

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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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How Principal Bill Perkins Creates a Caring School Community
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How Principal Bill Perkins Creates a Caring School Community

The head of Frederick Law Olmsted Academy North discusses how the CARE for Kids program has transformed students at his all-boys Louisville middle school.

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My Love Affair with TED (.com)

Heather Wolpert-Gawron proposes using Ted.com -- a collection of online lectures from experts in just about every field and subject matter -- as a teaching tool with students.

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YES Prep: Hiring and Supporting Great Teachers
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YES Prep Hires and Supports Great Teachers

In a school where students and staff alike give 100 percent every day, teacher support and a strong community are key.

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Make Project Planning a Collaborative Practice

A teacher's blog gets the word out about setting up project learning.

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Supporting Teachers: Resources for Mentors

Mentor educators share tips about finding the best resources.

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Without Geography, You Are Nowhere: Where in the World Is Geography in Our Schools?

Educational geography sites on the Internet.

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