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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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What Makes Teachers Love What They Do?

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Doing It Differently: Tips for Teaching Vocabulary

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10 Tips for Delivering Awesome Professional Development

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Limiting Our Students Via Race, Class, and Gender

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Meeting the Needs of All Students: A First Step

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Innovations in Teacher Prep and Support: Resource Roundup

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The Challenges of Teaching Honors Students

Teaching a class of gifted middle school students can come with its own set of challenges.

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Becoming a Teacher Leader

School improvement coach and teacher Elena Aguilar defines what it means to be a teacher leader -- and what it takes to step into this role at your school.

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Dr. Eric Brunsell, Edutopia's STEM Group Facilitator, Introduces Science Chat on Twitter (#scichat)

Dr Eric Brunsell, facilitator for Edutopia's STEM group, introduces a new science chat on Twitter, #scichat.

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How to Use Twitter to Grow Your PLN

Edutopia's Betty Ray on how to get started using Twitter to expand your personal learning network.

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Kyle Pace on PDopia: Planning the Perfect PD

Guest blogger Kyle Pace on how to plan the perfect PD.

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Bridging the Gap: High School College Prep and Career/Technical Education

Guest blogger Anne O'Brien proposes that career and technical education classes can prepare high school students for the demands and rigor of college just as well as college prep courses.

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In Three Acts: A Conference Call with U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan

Twelve teachers hatch a plan together to land a conference call with US Secretary of Education Arne Duncan -- and it works.

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"My Teacher Is an App"

Blogger Will Richardson makes an alarming projection about why the economics of phasing out teachers is just so appealing.

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What Process Activity Works Best with Your Students?

Ben Johnson explores process activities -- old and new -- where students learn how to use sequence words.

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Digital Equity: Working Together For a Solution

Working together for a solution to digital equity.

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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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Responding to Tragedy: Resources for Educators

When tragedy and natural disasters happen, it's difficult for students to process their emotions and manage stress. Here are a few resources from around the web to help teachers, administrators and parents respond to these difficult situations in the...

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Making Sense Out of Educational Research

Edutopia blogger Rick Curwin asks us to consider when is educational research relevant and, more importantly, how can we use it in ways that will make it more relevant.

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Poetry Can Change a Student's Life

Former teacher, principal, and creator of schools Bob Lenz recalls when his fifth grade teacher introduced him to poetry by using lyrics from a then popular song.

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