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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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Why I Flattened My School

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Summer Professional Development with MOOCs

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How would you build a top PD program?

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Teachers Need to Follow Their Own Rules

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How to Divorce Your District

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Education Speak: Defining Innovation

Bob Lenz, founder of several successful charters in California, proposes that innovation in education includes challenging the ways schools currently operate -- and a commitment to doing things differently.

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Equation of Success: Top Ten Responsibilities that Students Must Own

Middle-school teacher Heather Wolpert-Gawron says requiring students to take responsibility in their own academic success is an important part of the school reform equation. (Updated 01/2014)

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The Power of Literature Circles in the Classroom

Instructional coach Ellen Aguilar explains how literature circles promote cooperative learning, and allow students to make choices about their own learning.

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Social and Emotional Learning: Taking a Stand for What You Believe In

Maurice Elias encourages teachers to begin advocating for social and emotional learning at their schools.

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Around the World in Five Days: Lessons from the Global Education Conference

Suzie Boss reports on the Global Education Conference -- virtual, professional development for educators around the globe, with nearly 400 sessions offered.

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How Classroom Environment Can Ignite Learning and Cultivate Caring

School improvement coach Elena Aguilar highlights ways to design and decorate your classroom to foster learning and caring in students.

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Planning an edcamp Unconference: Doing All of the Little Things

Blogger Mary Beth Hertz wraps up her 4-part series on how to plan an educamp unconference.

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Lesson 4: Student Assessment and Tracking

Evaluation tools and techniques help after-school programs run smoothly and effectively.

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An Interview with Arne Duncan
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An Interview with Arne Duncan

President Obama's secretary of education was formerly the CEO of Chicago Public Schools. In this interview, he discusses his strategy for reforming the city's school district and his passion for after-school programs.

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The Payoff for Parent-Teacher Conferences

Meetings keep parents involved in what their kids are doing at school.

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What If It Breaks?: Tech-Support Concerns Impede Adoption

Teachers are concerned about insufficient assistance for classroom technology.

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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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Moving Forward: It's Time to Rethink Physical Education

Students and teachers of all grade levels need to be more active.

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Resources for Organizing an Edcamp

Organizing an Edcamp? Kristen Swanson, chair of the Edcamp Foundation Partner Program, has curated resources from Edutopia and across the web to help you on your journey.

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