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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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Teacher as Researcher: The Ultimate Professional Development

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Neuromyths and Edu-Ca$h-In: Vetting the "Expert" Claims

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Helping Your Students Cope With a Violent World

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Moving Forward: It's Time to Rethink Physical Education

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International Comparisons in Digital Literacy: What Can We Learn?

Blogger Anne O'Brien shares resources for helping students grow their digital literacy.

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Young Writers Become Primary Sources

Blogger Suzie Boss tells the story of One World Education, a nonprofit that works with more than 1,000 young writers and 325 teachers.

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College Readiness: How to Help Students Think Abstractly

Abstract thinking skills are key to college readiness for students.

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Creating an Anti-Racist Classroom

Blogger Danielle Moss Lee examines the evidence that some teachers are still treating students of color differently.

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Six Steps to Master Teaching: Becoming a Reflective Practitioner

Longtime educator Peg Regan outlines six critical steps toward becoming a master teacher.

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Six Ways to Avoid Feeling Isolated in the Classroom

Blogger Rebecca Alber proposes ways to avoid feeling isolated in your classroom.

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Message to New Teachers for a New Year: Patience, Persistence and Peace

Blogger Lisa Dabbs offers a much needed New Year's affirmation for first-year teachers.

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Common Core in Action: Reviving the Civic Mission of Schools

Edutopia blogger Anne O'Brien outlines how the Common Core State Standards can help promote the civic goals of schools.

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Connecting STEM and Arts (TEAMS) to Spur U.S. Innovation: Part 1 of 5

The first in a five part series on the integration of arts in STEM education by guest blogger Jim Brazell.

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Reflecting on a Flat School

One school rearranged its staff duties and decision-making process to widen the range of ideas and involvement for operating efficiently and effectively.

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Teacher of Year Sean McComb Makes the Case for Optimism

As he makes his way across the country visiting classrooms and meeting policy makers, we catch up with National Teacher of the Year, Sean McComb, in this interview.

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PBL: Jumping in Headfirst

Join two middle school teachers in their first post of a year-long series about implementing a PBL pilot program in their fifth grade classroom.

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A Major News Alert for All Educators

Edutopia blogger Mark Phillips kicks off the month of April with two stunning news reports from our nation's capitol.

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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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