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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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The Myth of Having Summers Off

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Top 12 Summer Tips for Top Teachers

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How to Divorce Your District

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Pride of Profession: Striving to Become a Great Teacher

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10 Steps for Avoiding Teacher Burnout

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Honoring Pioneers in Education

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Technology and Teaching: Finding a Balance

Edutopia blogger Andrew Marcinek provides a thoughtful course correction for teachers facing full-on technology integration, offering three suggestions for focusing on media and balancing it with what students should be learning.

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Advice from Mentor Teachers for New (and Experienced) Teachers

Edutopia blogger Andrew Miller checks in with two mentor teachers to discuss what they do and offer a few nuggets of wisdom for new teachers, mentor teachers and all teachers in general.

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Teaching About the Jordan Davis Murder Trial

Joshua Block joins 13 other educators in a collaborative post reacting to the Jordan Davis murder trial with social justice lesson plans to help middle and high school students learn from this tragic event.

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Teachers are Learning Designers

Edutopia blogger Andrew Miller, inspired by Sir Ken Robinson's metaphor that teachers are like gardeners, reviews the skills teachers need to design fruitful learning conditions: empower yourself, stop blaming students, and revise and reflect.

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PennGSE & #Satchat: An Open Conversation About Educator and School Leader Preparation Programs

Edutopia blogger Dr. Joe Mazza announces a February 15 open social media learning experience for anyone passionate about school leadership, hosted by the University of Pennsylvania's Graduate School of Education in conjunction with #Satchat.

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Promoting a Culture of Learning

Edutopia blogger Terry Heick proposes using the Gradual Release of Responsibility Model - show them, help them, let them - as an authentic means for creating and promoting a culture of learning in your classroom.

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No-Cost Summer Travel for Teachers

Guest blogger Suzanne Acord, former Peace Corps volunteer and current high school history teacher, introduces a range of inexpensive travel opportunities that will broaden teachers' worldview and enhance their lessons for years to come.

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Teachers: 10 Tips for Slowing Down

Edutopia blogger Elena Aguilar shares ten tips to help teachers take a break and a breath much more often.

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5 Resources for Parent-Teacher Conferences

A curated list of resources to improve parent-teacher conferences, including ideas for highlighting student progress as well as questions every parent should ask. (Updated 10/13)

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Critical Thinking: A Necessary Skill in the Age of Spin

Attorney and author G. Randy Kasten suggests that educators have an obligation to prepare young minds for the thickening information cloud they're already being forced to navigate.

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How to Creatively Integrate Science and Math

Blogger Ben Johnson makes a case for more collaboration between math and science teachers.

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What Does "The World Is Flat" Mean for Education?: A Closer Look at Our Educational Globe

A look at the book by Thomas Friedman.

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Developing Students' Academic Vocabulary Helps Beat Achievement Gap

Blogger Ben Johnson shares strategies for developing students' academic vocabulary that help decrease the achievement gap.

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