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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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Writing Response Takes an (Objective) Village

Blogger Todd Finley highlights the need for objectivity when reviewing student writing, and shares some helpful tactics to bring into the classroom.

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Teacher Development: Learning a Cooperative Method of Teaching

Preparing teachers to work in a collaborative academy culture

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The Five Features of Science Inquiry: How do you know?

The Five Features of Science Inquiry: How do you know? STEM blogger Eric Brunsell outlines the five features of science inquiry

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Introduction to Edcamp: A New Conference Model Built on Collaboration

Introduction to Edcamp: Mary Beth Hertz, one of the founders of edcamp Philly, gives an introduction to the "unconference" model for educators.

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Funding a Career Tech/College Prep Start-Up

Locating the pots of money designated for career tech academies and pathways

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Outside the Box: Designing a Non-School Hours Charter School

Dr. Katie Klinger describes a plan to bring school virtually to middle and high school students in Hawaii.

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Let's Make Information Literacy a Priority: A Librarian Speaks Out

An LMS suggests that information literacy is a key 21st century skill in an increasingly info-overloaded society, and that librarians should be the last (not the first) to be cut.

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Teacher Preparation: Learn from the Masters

Wild kids. Demanding administrators. The NCLB. Preparing for the rigors of the classroom requires learning from a master teacher.

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Pernille Ripp on The Elusive Hunt for the Goal of Education

Guest blogger Pernille Ripp on the common goal of education.

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Parents Aren't Necessary for Students to Learn

High school principal Ben Johnson asks teachers to believe they can teach a child even when parental support is not possible.

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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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Education Speak: Defining Innovation

Bob Lenz, founder of several successful charters in California, proposes that innovation in education includes challenging the ways schools currently operate -- and a commitment to doing things differently.

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Bridging the Gap: High School College Prep and Career/Technical Education

Guest blogger Anne O'Brien proposes that career and technical education classes can prepare high school students for the demands and rigor of college just as well as college prep courses.

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The Internet-Connected Computer: It's How You Use It That Counts

Great Web sites help teachers make the most of classroom computers.

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