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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.

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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How to Divorce Your District

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Watch and Learn: Observing the PBL Classroom

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Instructional Coaching

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The Power of Literature Circles in the Classroom

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Passion-Based Learning: An Interview with Sheryl Nussbaum-Beach

Blogger Heather Wolpert-Gawron interviews Sheryl Nussbaum-Beach, an educator who outlines the benefits of passion-based learning on both students and teachers.

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Five Things to Consider Before Becoming an Instructional Coach

School-improvement coach and former teacher Elena Aguilar shares five things for a teacher to consider before becoming an instructional coach.

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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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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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Bridging the Gap: High School College Prep and Career/Technical Education

Guest blogger Anne O'Brien proposes that career and technical education classes can prepare high school students for the demands and rigor of college just as well as college prep courses.

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Keys to the (Online) Kingdom: Keyboarding and Word Processing Resources

Check out these aids for keyboarding and word processing.

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A Great Reason for Appreciating High School Teachers

Blogger Bob Lenz explains that between teaching, grading, meetings, and planning, the average high school educator puts in 70 hours a week.

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Google+: The Dark Side of the Circle

Google's social network is built on the idea of social stratification. How does this translate to the classroom?

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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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Lessons Learned: When a Student Dies

Guest blogger Francis Peacock reflects on how the death of a student must change one's teaching philosophy.

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