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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.

Pride of Profession: Striving to Become a Great Teacher

How can we expect students to aspire to be great if we are not also aspiring for greatness?

Honoring Pioneers in Education

Let's take a moment to admire innovators in our field including some who in spite of criticism continued forward.

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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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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Education Grants: Making College More Accessible to All Students

Bob Lenz, founder of several successful charter schools, tells how a recent grant will make college more accessible for kids at his schools, and other schools in the San Francisco area.

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My Love Affair with TED (.com)

Heather Wolpert-Gawron proposes using Ted.com -- a collection of online lectures from experts in just about every field and subject matter -- as a teaching tool with students.

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A Teacher's Anti-Resolutions for the New Year

Edutopia blogger Nick Provenzano, with tongue firmly in cheek, lists ten New Year's Anti-Resolutions that he fully intends to break.

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What I Write: National Day on Writing

Writer and teacher Steve J Moore shares his path to becoming a writer, and some tips for becoming a better writing teacher.

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Creating a Strong Parent Community

Many parents want to help but do not know how. Blogger and elementary teacher Marisa Kaplan shares some ideas for getting parents engaged and involved.

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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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Ten Commandments for the Teacher Handed a Pink Slip

Blogger Heather Wolpert-Gawron shares with teachers ten commandments for surviving pink slips.

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Why I Protest

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

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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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