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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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The Myth of Having Summers Off

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How to Divorce Your District

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Top 12 Summer Tips for Top Teachers

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Mastering the Teaching Game

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Supporting the Teacher Maker Movement

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Pride of Profession: Striving to Become a Great Teacher

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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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Teacher Development: Learning a Cooperative Method of Teaching

Preparing teachers to work in a collaborative academy culture

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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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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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Pink Slip Season: How Teachers Can Prepare

If you get a pink slip, you don't have to panic, but you do need to seek out potential teaching opportunities for the future -- and be prepared.

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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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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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What Works: In Five Years

Think big. Start mentoring programs, shift to a postagricultural school year, and defend Darwin.

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Guest Blog: Dealing with the Reform Bullies

Guest blogger Olaf Elch on #edchat topic of how teachers can play a part in educational reform

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