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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.

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.

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Teacher Leadership and the Common Core State Standards?

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Tips for Coaching Teacher Teams

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Should I Leave the Classroom for Administration?

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School-Wide Appreciation: 3 Ways to Say Thank You

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Becoming a Listening Educator

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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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Pernille Ripp on The Elusive Hunt for the Goal of Education

Guest blogger Pernille Ripp on the common goal of education.

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Creating a Summer Reading Network

Blogger Andrew Marcinek describes how he uses technology to keep students connected -- and engaged -- during the summer months.

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Getting Started with Technology Integration in Your Classroom

Mary Beth Hertz gives an overview of the National Educational Technology Standards for Students (NETS*S, and suggests some transformative ways to integrate them in the classroom.

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Imagine an Education Nation: Six Leading Edges

Edutopia's Senior Fellow and Executive Director Emeritus on the six leading edges - innovations that will redefine schools, teaching, and learning.

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Can Teachers Be Too Territorial with the Curriculum They Teach?

Heather Wolpert-Gawron proposes the re-reading of literary pieces in different grades levels.

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Igniting Innovation in Education through Collaboration

This week's #edchat guest blogger Rob Jacobs inspires educators to become the change they want to see in education.

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Open Source: It's Awesome!

Open source software.

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Deeper Learning Means Educational Equity in Urban Schools

Blogger Elena Aguilar talks about what it takes to provide all public school children access to deeper learning every day.

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Online Calendars: Virtual Schedules Help Busy Educators

You literally can't lose with digital day planners.

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Are Teacher Unions the Problem?: A Clear Look at a Cloudy Issue

A former school administrator calls for productive labor-management collaboration.

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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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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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Two Paths: How Will You See the Common Core?

Bob Lenz and Ken Kay propose schools and districts help teachers understand what is visionary about Common Core standards and how they can help drive college and career success for students.

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