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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.

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.

Beyond Twitter and Google+: Staying Focused on Real Connection

Instead of focusing solely on social media, connected educators should stay tuned into their classrooms, meet other educators face to face, and model real-world engagement.

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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Teacher Leadership and the Common Core State Standards?

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Looking for ideas: assembly for nearly 500 kids

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Should I Leave the Classroom for Administration?

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Becoming a Listening Educator

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10 Steps for Avoiding Teacher Burnout

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When Teachers and Administrators Collaborate

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Comprehensive Assessment: A New York City Success Story
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Comprehensive Assessment: A New York City Success Story

Through constant investment in the assessment process, both students and teachers strive for true learning at School of the Future, a 6-12 school in Manhattan.

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A Teachable Moment: Turning News from Egypt into Classroom Lessons

With civil unrest mounting in Egypt and other parts of the Middle East, instructional coach Elena Aguilar discusses ways to use current events in the classroom and why it's important.

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How School-Based Health Care Can Contribute to Closing the Achievement Gap

Anne O’Brien explains how school-based clinics can contribute to closing the achievement gap.

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What Process Activity Works Best with Your Students?

Ben Johnson explores process activities -- old and new -- where students learn how to use sequence words.

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The Fever Dream: A Personal Narrative Exercise

Blogger and Professor Todd Finley shares his personal speed-driven narrative writing exercise.

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Empowering Teachers with DIY

Edutopia's Community Manager Betty Ray shares how DIY community and events can empower teachers.

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The Write Way: Building Fluency with Students

Instructional coach Elena Aguilar shares how one Oakland teacher inspires her eighth grade students to write.

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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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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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Make Project Planning a Collaborative Practice

A teacher's blog gets the word out about setting up project learning.

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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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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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Quick Tips for Succeeding On a Low Budget

Arizona's Mesquite Elementary is one of the top-performing schools in the state but has one of the lowest per pupil budgets. Here’s how the school makes more out of less.

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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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