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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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Less Is More: The Value of a Teacher's Time

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Using Pre-Needs Assessment for Effective PD

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Teacher as Farmer

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A Primer on Compiling Digital Resources

An overview of the best organizational tools to help you keep track of your digital resources.

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Summer PD: Five Fundamentals for Creating a Positive Writing Atmosphere

Creating a positive working environment for young writers requires a balance of flexibility and structure, says blogger Gaetan Pappalardo.

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Bridging the Gap: College Tuition for Every High School Graduate

Blogger Anne O'Brien shares how a district in New York is pledging college tuition for nearly every city graduate.

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How to Manage the "Late to the Game" Parent

Blogger Holden Clemens urges teachers to set expectations early and often to prevent parents from badgering you to give their kid a better grade at the end of the year.

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Teachers Helping Teachers: Eight Ways to Prevent Burnout

Teacher and blogger Katy Farber offers some ideas for teachers to create supportive networks to keep from burning out.

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How to Inspire Your Students to Read this Summer

Blogger Rebecca Alber gives tips and lesson ideas for inspiring your students to read this summer.

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Join The Web Tools Collective

Blogger Eric Brunsell "kicks off" The Web Tools Collective, a summer series to help educators learn about Web 2.0 tools.

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Teaching Journalism in the 21st Century: A Conversation with William Zinsser

Teacher David Cutler relates his conversation with renowned journalist William Zinsser about making the transition from print to digital media and how, in the end, good journalism is still good journalism.

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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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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 Emerging Age Bias

Blogger Pernille Ripp looks at the alarming devaluation of veteran teachers and their contributions.

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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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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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Creating ePubs: A Model for Multi-District Collaboration

A report from the Massachusetts to produce an ePub, but left with a new model for collaboration.

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