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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 Tips to Kick Start the School Year

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Teacher Leadership as Professional Development

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How to Become and Remain a Transformational Teacher

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Open Space Technology: Decision by Inclusion

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6 Scaffolding Strategies to Use With Your Students

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The Emerging Age Bias

Blogger Pernille Ripp looks at the alarming devaluation of veteran teachers and their contributions.

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Creating a Strong Parent Community

Many parents want to help but do not know how. Blogger and elementary teacher Marisa Kaplan shares some ideas for getting parents engaged and involved.

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Immersive PBL: Indiana Project Reaches Far Beyond the Classroom

A school district in Indiana takes on the project of bringing clean drinking water to people in Haiti.

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Why I Write? Sharing One's Saga is Important

Blogger Heather Wolpert-Gawron shares why she writes and how her reasons have changed over the years.

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The Power of Teacher Workshops: Advocating for Better PD at Your School

Teacher education instructor Rebecca Alber encourages teachers to advocate for more relevant professional development at their schools.

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5 Steps to Better School/Community Collaboration

A parent and community organizer shares some resources and great ideas, including the creation of a resource map and connecting with subject matter experts to connect to curriculum.

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20 Ways to Create a Healthy Faculty Environment

Educator and technologist Jac de Haan shares 20 tips for creating a vibrant and healthy work environment for educators.

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The Stuff of Problem Solving: Discovering Concepts and Applying Principles

Instructional designer Melinda Sota examines the basic mechanics of problem solving: discovering concepts and applying principles.

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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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Teaching Tolerance: Meet the Teacher Who Started Gay-Straight Alliances

Teacher Bob Parlin launched the first gay-straight alliance in a public school. Today, this national network provides a powerful dose of social and emotional learning for students of every orientation.

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The Art of Building School Community

For at-risk kids, a school that instills strong community -- and accountability -- makes a life-changing difference.

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YES Prep: Hiring and Supporting Great Teachers
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YES Prep Hires and Supports Great Teachers

In a school where students and staff alike give 100 percent every day, teacher support and a strong community are key.

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Picture Perfect: Make Your Own Motivational Posters

Teachers can brighten their classrooms with personalized inspirational art.

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Principal Mentoring: The Push for New School Leaders
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Principal Mentoring: The Push for New School Leaders

Mentors can make all the difference in engaging and inspiring new principals to become great leaders.

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