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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.

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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Doing It Differently: Tips for Teaching Vocabulary

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Three (+1) Leadership Ingredients I'd Take To A Desert Isle

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Limiting Our Students Via Race, Class, and Gender

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Teacher Burnout: 4 Warning Signs

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10 Tips for Delivering Awesome Professional Development

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Case Study: TEAMS Model School - Clark STEM Magnet in Glendale, CA

A case study showing how Clark STEM Magnet School is integrating STEM with arts and academics.

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Integrating Technology with Limited Resources

Mary Beth Hertz on how to integrate technology into your classroom with limited resources.

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National Lab Day: Connecting Teachers, Students, Scientists and Engineers

STEM blogger Eric Brunsell interviews National Lab Day founder Samantha Israel.

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Budget Crises and Technology Could Break the Mold of the Little Red Schoolhouse

Susan Colby and Caitrin Moran Wright share four silver linings to the budget crises in education.

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Connecting STEM and Arts (TEAMS) to Spur U.S. Innovation: Part 1 of 5

The first in a five part series on the integration of arts in STEM education by guest blogger Jim Brazell.

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Using Student Trends to Engage Learners and Differentiate Instruction

Student trends and fads come and go, but take advantage of them in your classroom to engage and differentiate instruction.

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Epilogue: What Happened to the YES Prep Class of 2010

At the Senior Signing ceremony, members of YES Prep North Central's first graduating class reveal their college choices.

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Complex Texts: Guiding Readers One Step at a Time

First grade teacher and literacy consultant Maria Walther offers a few simple but effective steps to guide beginning readers into complex texts.

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Message to New Teachers for a New Year: Patience, Persistence and Peace

Blogger Lisa Dabbs offers a much needed New Year's affirmation for first-year teachers.

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Listen, Please, Ron Clarke: On Developing Partnerships Between Parents and Teachers

Parent and teacher Elena Aguilar explains why teacher-parent relationships are critical to student success.

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Which Teacher Personality Best Describes You?

Falling into a rut and a routine comes with the job of being a teacher, but taking risks and trying something new in the classroom might just do the trick.

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An Interview with Arne Duncan

President Obama's secretary of education was formerly the CEO of Chicago Public Schools. In this interview, he discusses his strategy for reforming the city's school district and his passion for after-school programs.

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Online Calendars: Virtual Schedules Help Busy Educators

You literally can't lose with digital day planners.

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Open Source: It's Awesome!

Open source software.

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