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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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Doing It Differently: Tips for Teaching Vocabulary

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

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10 Tips for Delivering Awesome Professional Development

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5 Resources for Parent-Teacher Conferences

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5 Resources for Parent-Teacher Conferences

Browse this curated list of resources to improve parent-teacher conferences, including ideas for highlighting student progress as well as questions every parent should ask.

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10 Tips for Delivering Awesome Professional Development

Having clear objectives and starting on time are some of the tips one expert offers for creating effective professional development for teachers.

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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.

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PBL: Jumping in Headfirst

Join two middle school teachers in their first post of a year-long series about implementing a PBL pilot program in their fifth grade classroom.

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Innovations in Teacher Prep and Support: Resource Roundup

In this collection, find resources that discuss some of the innovative strategies used by teacher educators, mentors, coaches, and other professionals to prepare and support preservice and new teachers and facilitate ongoing teacher development.

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Meeting the Needs of All Students: A First Step

Edutopia blogger Elena Aguilar encourages teachers to confront their own biases so they connect more deeply with each child in their classrooms.

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Limiting Our Students Via Race, Class, and Gender

It's critical to keep bias out of the classroom, where no student deserves to be judged by his or her race, socioeconomic class, or gender.

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6 Scaffolding Strategies to Use with Your Students

Blogger Rebecca Alber shares scaffolding strategies to use in your lessons. (Updated 01/2014)

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Doing It Differently: Tips for Teaching Vocabulary

Rebecca Alber offers tips for teaching vocabulary that include letting students select the words, putting away dictionaries, and creating time for talk and play with new terms. (Updated 01/2014)

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Resources and Downloads for Teaching Critical Thinking

Educators from the Bay Area's KIPP King Collegiate High School and the KIPP network have provided these resources for you to use in your own school.

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10 Steps for Avoiding Teacher Burnout

To avoid teacher burnout, Edutopia blogger Ben Johnson proposes ten tips that include trusting students more, exercising, and redecorating classrooms.

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How Important is Teaching Literacy in All Content Areas?

Literacy instruction is the responsibility of all educators -- regardless of the content they teach.

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Resources and Downloads for Differentiated Instruction

Educators from Mesquite Elementary School, in Tucson, Arizona, have provided these resources for you to use in your own school.

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The Seven Characteristics of a Good Leader

Blogger Maurice Elias provides an overview of The Seven Characteristics of a Good Leader. (Updated 01/2014)

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