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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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Top 12 Summer Tips for Top Teachers

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Summer Professional Development with MOOCs

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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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Mastering the Teaching Game

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Planning an edcamp Unconference: Taking Care of the "Big Stuff"

Mary Beth Hertz, one of the organizers of the edcamp Philly, outlines the first steps in producing an edcamp "unconference" in your own community.

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Beyond Superman: A Guest Blog by George Lucas

Edutopia founder George Lucas responds to the Waiting for Superman discussion.

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Why It Matters: Social and Emotional Learning After School

South Carolina's WINGS for Kids teaches crucial social and emotional skills to students facing serious life challenges.

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The WINGS for Kids Creed

A daily song reinforces social and emotional skills.

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Students Who Struggle: Focusing on Strengths

Heather Wolpert-Gawron muses that learning difficulties could be seen as potential one-day strengths, rather than how they are viewed in schools today -- as deficits.

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Restorative Justice and Youth Court: Alternatives to Suspension

Restorative Justice and Youth Court: Youth Court Director Don Carney outlines a proven approach to dealing with bullying for National Bullying Prevention Month.

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Why I Protest

Blogger and teacher educator Eric Brunsell reports from Wisconsin State Capitol.

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Inspiring Teacher: Her Race to the Top

How a neglected student named Tamara Douglass went on to become an award-winning teacher at the same high school she attended.

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Faces of CARE: Pat Gausepohl

The principal of a Kentucky middle school on making connections with social and emotional learning.

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Pink Slip Season: How Teachers Can Prepare

If you get a pink slip, you don't have to panic, but you do need to seek out potential teaching opportunities for the future -- and be prepared.

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What it Takes: America's Best High Schools

Innovative high schools like Brooklyn Community Arts and Media High School offer students the chance to learn real-world skills -- and possibly get paid for it.

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Which Teacher Personality Best Describes You?

Falling into a rut and a routine comes with the job of being a teacher, but taking risks and trying something new in the classroom might just do the trick.

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Lesson 5: Organization and Staffing

See the organizational structure for running an after-school AfterZone program.

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