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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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5 Research-Based Tips for Providing Students with Meaningful Feedback

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Teachers: Preparing for Your Best Year Ever

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The Myth of Having Summers Off

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Teachers: Preparing for Your Best Year Ever

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Three (+1) Leadership Ingredients I'd Take To A Desert Isle

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6 Scaffolding Strategies to Use with Your Students

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Common Core in Action: Reviving the Civic Mission of Schools

Edutopia blogger Anne O'Brien outlines how the Common Core State Standards can help promote the civic goals of schools.

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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.

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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.

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My Journey into Connectedness

Guest blogger Rafranz Davis, an instructional technology specialist, describes how becoming a connected educator brought her out of hiding and put her in a position of empowering other educators.

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Common Core in Action: Narrative Writing

Blogger Heather Wolpert-Gawron provides strategies and steps for teaching narrative writing aligned to the Common Core State Standards.

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Learning Trends vs. Permanent Disruptors

Edutopia blogger Terry Heick compares the usual waves of new ideas in education to the rising tide of disruptive tech in our culture, and asks how we can begin to reconcile them.

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Collaboration, Change and Innovation in Teaching and Learning

Harriet Sanford, president and CEO of the NEA Foundation, reports that, in school systems across the country, teacher unions and district leaders are working together to address pressing needs.

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10 School-Based Secret Santa Gift Suggestions

Edutopia blogger and middle school teacher Heather Wolpert-Gawron provides 10 clever secret Santa ideas for your school.

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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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Harness Your Students' Digital Smarts

Innovative teacher Vicki Davis leverages wikis, blogs, podcasts, virtual worlds, and other new media tools to connect students in rural Georgia to the world.

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How to Stay Charged During the Final Weeks of School

Teachers can do a few things to help themselves and students remain motivated through the end of the year.

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Climate Control: Six Ways to Improve Your School Environment

Educational consultant and blogger Allen Mendler suggests six ways for any teacher to improve his or her school climate.

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Deeper Learning: Defining Twenty-First Century Literacy

Blogger Rebecca Alber explores the changing definition of literacy in this new century.

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Teachers: Preparing for Your Best Year Ever

Blogger Elena Aguilar gives teachers tips on ways to stay happy and successful this school year.

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