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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.

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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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5 Characteristics of an Effective School Team

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4 Lessons Learned From Common Core Implementation

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The Key to Effective Teams in Schools: Emotional Intelligence

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A Look Inside the Classroom of the Future

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4 Things Transformational Teachers Do

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The Common Core Debate: One Teacher Vs. The Experts

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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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Masterful Teacher: Jonathan Winn Makes Calculus Cool
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Masterful Teacher: How Calculus Became the Most Popular Class on Campus

Jonathan Winn, San Diego's 2011 High School Teacher of the Year, takes us inside his classroom to show us how he engages his students and ignites their love for math.

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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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How to Put the Rigor in Project-Based Learning

Tips from a one-time skeptic turned teacher-leader.

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Educational Change Starts with Listening

Conversation plays a vital role in leading the change in our schools -- and so does listening.

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The Knowledge Funnel: A New Model for Learning by Elliot Washor and Charles Mojkowski (Part 1 of 2)

Guest bloggers Elliot Washor and Charles Mojkowski outline an innovative approach to learning.

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The Power of Combining Coaching with a Framework for Teaching

Blogger Elena Aguilar proposes that an effective school must have a shared agreement for developing teacher practice.

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Beyond the Teachers' Lounge: The Emerging Connection Gap

Blogger Mary Beth Hertz reflects on the growing digital divide between the educators who are tapped into the global community and the educators who are not.

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Why I Protest

Blogger and teacher educator Eric Brunsell reports from Wisconsin State Capitol.

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STEM: Virtual Projects to Inspire Lessons in Your Classroom

The American Indian Science and Engineering Society offer stellar virtual science projects from students across the country.

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Project Learning: Teachers Discuss the Daily Challenges
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Project Learning: Teachers Discuss the Daily Challenges

A team of eighth-grade teachers compares notes on the trials and rewards of working together on project-based "expeditionary" learning.

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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 Give Your School Leader a Grade

Good leadership is essential for creating and maintaining a high-functioning, high-morale school community.

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