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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.

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.

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.

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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Becoming a Listening Educator

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Teacher Leadership and the Common Core State Standards?

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Looking for ideas: assembly for nearly 500 kids

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When Teachers and Administrators Collaborate

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Focus on the Process and Results Will Follow

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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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Masterful Teacher: Jonathan Winn Makes Calculus Cool
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Masterful Teacher: How Calculus Became the Most Popular Class on Campus

Jonathan Winn, San Diego's 2011 High School Teacher of the Year, takes us inside his classroom to show us how he engages his students and ignites their love for math.

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Ten Commandments for the Teacher Handed a Pink Slip

Blogger Heather Wolpert-Gawron shares with teachers ten commandments for surviving pink slips.

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How to Put the Rigor in Project-Based Learning

Tips from a one-time skeptic turned teacher-leader.

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Educational Change Starts with Listening

Conversation plays a vital role in leading the change in our schools -- and so does listening.

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The Knowledge Funnel: A New Model for Learning by Elliot Washor and Charles Mojkowski (Part 1 of 2)

Guest bloggers Elliot Washor and Charles Mojkowski outline an innovative approach to learning.

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The Seven Characteristics of a Good Leader

Blogger Maurice Elias provides an overview of The Seven Characteristics of a Good Leader. (Updated 01/2014)

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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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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 the Teachers' Lounge: The Emerging Connection Gap

Blogger Mary Beth Hertz reflects on the growing digital divide between the educators who are tapped into the global community and the educators who are not.

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A Crash Course in Innovation

Design thinking is a key strategy for unlocking students’ capacity to be change agents and innovators.

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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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Engaging Teachers in Math

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

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A Tech Expert's Not-So-Secret Sources

Edutopia blogger Nick Provenzano admits that he does not, in fact, know all things tech, but he's finally ready to reveal his sources!

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