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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.

Teaching Is Giving: One Teacher's Gift List

Terry Heick reflects on the many levels of giving that happen within our teaching practice, and considers how he can give more -- and more efficiently.

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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Should I Leave the Classroom for Administration?

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Becoming a Listening Educator

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High School Students Develop Life Skills and Financial Literacy in "Harsh Reality" Program

High school student Lily Boyar describes her school's experimental program for developing life skills and financial literacy.

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Is it Okay to Display Student Testing Data in Classrooms?

Blogger Elena Aguilar offers suggestions for creating displays in the classroom that celebrate student successes.

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Five Practices that Transformed My Teaching

Blogger Gaetan Pappalardo shares some life-changing lessons from an internship at Center for Teaching and Learning.

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Classroom Environments: Does Space Make a Difference?

Blogger Andrew Marcinek starts a dialog about classroom environments; Does space make a difference?

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Why Pre-K Education is Worth the Cost

Blogger Anne O'Brien provides evidence and a good argument for continuing to provide funding for pre-K education.

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Jeff Goldstein on Reigniting Our Enthusiasm for Science @ NSTA 2011 (Video)

The astrophysicist and director of the National Center for Earth and Space Science Education (NCESSE) on why science teachers are the future of this nation.

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We Must Change the Narrative About Public Education: Guest Blog by Diane Ravitch

Education historian Diane Ravitch makes the case for changing the way we think and talk about public education

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Five Ways to Enrich Your Teaching Life

Educators can take a few steps to advance student achievement and make day-to-day teaching a little less challenging.

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Keep the Lens Cap On: Internet Security and Privacy in a School Setting

How far do schools need to go to keep videos and photos of their students off the Internet?

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More Diversity in Honors Classes: An Update

Blogger Heather Wolpert-Gawron outlines the steps her middle school is taking to increase enrollment of Latino students in the their honors program.

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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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Alternatives to Teaching Summer School

Budget cuts cancel summer school in some districts leaving teachers time to explore professional and personal growth -- and possibly earn a little cash.

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A Look to the Future of Edutopia

An announcement of important strategic changes for Edutopia and The George Lucas Educational Foundation (GLEF).

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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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