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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.

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?

Honoring Pioneers in Education

Let's take a moment to admire innovators in our field including some who in spite of criticism continued forward.

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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How to Create a Professional Learning Community

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Teacher Burnout: 4 Warning Signs

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Reteach and Enrich: How to Make Time for Every Student

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Supporting the Teacher Maker Movement

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Going Beyond Teacher Appreciation Day

School improvement coach Elena Aguilar explains why Teacher Appreciation Day is not enough when it comes to giving gratitude to educators.

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Elementary Art and Service Learning Projects for Earth Day and Beyond

Blogger Gaetan Pappalardo believes that every day should be Earth Day. Here are some project ideas, from fun and simple to deep and meaningful.

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Active Learning Means Using the Body

When it comes to learning, blogger Ben Johnson makes the case for using both mind and body.

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Earth Day Challenge: Making Teacher Innovation Sustainable

Blogger Suzie Boss describes how simple things like turning off lights, turning down heat, and recycling can reduce a school’s carbon footprint.

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Congress, Can You Spare a Dime? A Teacher Makes the Case for the National Writing Project

Judy Jester reveals the impact of the National Writing Project on students. She challenges U.S. Congress to spend more than a dime per student to improve student reading and writing.

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Using Place-Based Education to Revitalize Rural Schools – and Communities

An innovative program in New Mexico engages schools and students in the growth and development of rural communities.

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Big Thinkers: Judy Willis on the Science of Learning
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Big Thinkers: Judy Willis on the Science of Learning

The noted neurologist turned educator talks about the science of boredom, how to get students' attention, and the most important lessons for 21st-century learning.

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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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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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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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Engaging Teachers in Math

Blogger Jose Vilson offers some professional development advice for his fellow math teachers.

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Winter Reading: What's on Your Bedside Table?

Edutopia blogger Elena Aguilar is looking forward to some quality reading time over the holidays, and here's where her 3500 pages of text will take her.

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Beyond Back to School Night: Parents and Teachers as Allies

Edutopia blogger Mark Phillips proposes strengthening the alliance between parents and teachers by reviewing what each side can bring to the table.

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After Brown v. Board of Education

Blogger Anne O'Brien revisits the Brown decision and explores where schools stand today when it comes to diversity.

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