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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.

Reflecting for Change, From Journaling to Blogging

By journaling about your challenges and triumphs, you grow as a teacher. By blogging about them, you affirm, inspire, and help others grow.

Beyond Twitter and Google+: Staying Focused on Real Connection

Instead of focusing solely on social media, connected educators should stay tuned into their classrooms, meet other educators face to face, and model real-world engagement.

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?

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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What Makes Teachers Love What They Do?

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Beyond Twitter and Google+: Staying Focused on Real Connection

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10 Steps for Avoiding Teacher Burnout

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Reflecting for Change, From Journaling to Blogging

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Teacher Leadership and the Common Core State Standards?

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How to Moderate an Online Group

Blogger and educator Heather Wolpert-Gawron shares tips on moderating an online discussion group.

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Doing More Than Involving Parents

Engaging parents at our schools is an important part of school reform.

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Are We Chasing Technology or Mastering It?

Blogger Andrew Marcinek cautions against embracing new technologies in the classroom without mastering the old ones.

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A Handwritten Letter, With Love and Thanks, to My Students

Retiring teacher shares his love and gratitude in a handwritten letter to his former students.

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Preparing Students for STEM Careers

A math teacher shares what matters most when preparing students for STEM careers.

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Bittersweet News for Social Media in Education

Bittersweet News for Social Media in Education: Edutopia's Elana Leoni reports from the #140conf in San Francisco

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TEAMS Model State: The Ohio Arts Integration and STEM Initiative (Part 4 of 5)

Editor's Note: Today's guest blogger is Jim Brazell, a technology forecaster, author, public speaker, and consultant. It is the fourth in a five-part series on the convergence of STEM education and the Arts (TEAMS).

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Vacationland: What's Wrong With This Picture?

Maine is committed to moving all schools forward.

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A Painter at the Chalkboard: "Old School Tools" in the Classroom

Edutopia blogger Lisa Dabbs shares how a teacher's passion and innovation can inspire students even in a low-tech environment.

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The Connected Science Teacher

Edutopia blogger and STEM group facilitator Eric Brunsell shares some of his favorite online communities of, by and for science 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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Lessons Learned: When a Student Dies

Guest blogger Francis Peacock reflects on how the death of a student must change one's teaching philosophy.

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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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In Our Classrooms: Supporting Children of Military Families

Get tips for supporting students who have family members fighting overseas.

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