Facebook
Edutopia on Facebook
Twitter
Edutopia on Twitter
Google+
Edutopia on Google+
Pinterest
Edutopia on Pinterest Follow Me on Pinterest
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.

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.

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.

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.

Discuss

Teacher Leadership and the Common Core State Standards?

Last comment 2 weeks 4 days ago
4 216 2,720 views

Looking for ideas: assembly for nearly 500 kids

Last comment 2 days 2 hours ago
5 0 12 views

Should I Leave the Classroom for Administration?

Last comment 4 days 1 hour ago
3 4 19 views

PBL Project Planning: Matching Projects to Standards

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 12:20
0 51 0 views

When Teachers and Administrators Collaborate

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 09:51
0 122 0 views

Summer Professional Development with MOOCs

Wed, 06/04/2014 - 09:57
10 527 16,046 views

Browse

blog

The Five Features of Science Inquiry: How do you know?

The Five Features of Science Inquiry: How do you know? STEM blogger Eric Brunsell outlines the five features of science inquiry

17 39 44,691 views
blog

Introduction to Edcamp: A New Conference Model Built on Collaboration

Introduction to Edcamp: Mary Beth Hertz, one of the founders of edcamp Philly, gives an introduction to the "unconference" model for educators.

11 414 25,092 views
article

Funding a Career Tech/College Prep Start-Up

Locating the pots of money designated for career tech academies and pathways.

1 1 1,183 views
blog

Outside the Box: Designing a Non-School Hours Charter School

Dr. Katie Klinger describes a plan to bring school virtually to middle and high school students in Hawaii.

3 12 391 views
blog

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.

1 38 2,915 views
blog

How to Moderate an Online Group

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

3 17 1,398 views
blog

Doing More Than Involving Parents

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

26 44 9,261 views

Pages

blog

Blended Learning in the Mix: The Proactive Teacher

Teachers in blended learning programs should take the opportunity to learn and lead -- your ideas and observations are worth hearing and acting upon.

378 2,915 views
blog

How Rafe Esquith’s 5th Graders Became the World Famous Hobart Shakespeareans

Guest blogger Rafe Esquith describes his process of trial and error in teaching fifth graders how to perform Shakespeare and play guitar.

2 161 2,915 views
blog

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.

3 108 2,915 views
blog

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.

67 2,915 views
blog

Digital Learning Resource: The Burlington High School Student Help Desk

To celebrate Digital Learning Day, blogger Andrew Marcinek presents the description of a course that offers his tech-savvy high school students a valuable introduction to the IT world.

109 2,915 views
blog

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.

4 30 2,915 views
blog

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.

1 38 2,915 views

Pages