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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.

Why Reading Matters: An Interview with a School Leader

An instructional development director from a charter schools network in the San Francisco area shares his plan for acquiring 300 donated digital reading devices for students.

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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PBL Pilot: 4 Strategies to Implement and Spread PBL in Your School

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Watch and Learn: Observing the PBL Classroom

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Shifting Mental Models in Educators

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Hands-Off Teaching Cultivates Metacognition

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PBL Pilot: 4 Strategies to Implement and Spread PBL in Your School

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Five Things to Consider Before Becoming an Instructional Coach

School-improvement coach and former teacher Elena Aguilar shares five things for a teacher to consider before becoming an instructional coach.

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Elementary Art and Service Learning Projects for Earth Day and Beyond

Blogger Gaetan Pappalardo believes that every day should be Earth Day. Here are some project ideas, from fun and simple to deep and meaningful.

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Active Learning Means Using the Body

When it comes to learning, blogger Ben Johnson makes the case for using both mind and body.

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Earth Day Challenge: Making Teacher Innovation Sustainable

Blogger Suzie Boss describes how simple things like turning off lights, turning down heat, and recycling can reduce a school’s carbon footprint.

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Congress, Can You Spare a Dime? A Teacher Makes the Case for the National Writing Project

Judy Jester reveals the impact of the National Writing Project on students. She challenges U.S. Congress to spend more than a dime per student to improve student reading and writing.

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Using Place-Based Education to Revitalize Rural Schools – and Communities

An innovative program in New Mexico engages schools and students in the growth and development of rural communities.

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Big Thinkers: Judy Willis on the Science of Learning
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Big Thinkers: Judy Willis on the Science of Learning

The noted neurologist turned educator talks about the science of boredom, how to get students' attention, and the most important lessons for 21st-century learning.

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Teacher of Year Sean McComb Makes the Case for Optimism

As he makes his way across the country visiting classrooms and meeting policy makers, we catch up with National Teacher of the Year, Sean McComb, in this interview.

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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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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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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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Guest Blog: Boosting Teacher Morale

Guest blogger Matt Guthrie shares his perspective on the effects of low teacher morale, the topic of March 2 #echat,

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How to Become More Tech Savvy This Summer

Dedicating time to becoming technologically proficient in your personal life can translate into a more innovative classroom.

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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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