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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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5 Research-Based Tips for Providing Students with Meaningful Feedback

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Teachers: Preparing for Your Best Year Ever

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The Myth of Having Summers Off

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Meeting the Needs of All Students: A First Step

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Limiting Our Students Via Race, Class, and Gender

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How to Provide College Planning and Counseling Support to Students of Color

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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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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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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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YES Prep: College-Bound Culture
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How YES Prep Prepares Students for College and Beyond

A focus on college preparation for all students helps get them to four-year schools.

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Project Learning Creates a Win-Win Situation

Students' project presentations to classmates and parents drive greater motivation and achievement.

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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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Faces of CARE: Pat Gausepohl

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

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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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Advice from Mentor Teachers for New (and Experienced) Teachers

Edutopia blogger Andrew Miller checks in with two mentor teachers to discuss what they do and offer a few nuggets of wisdom for new teachers, mentor teachers and all teachers in general.

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