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K-12 Education Tips & Strategies That Work

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You'll find practical classroom strategies and tips from real educators, as well as lesson ideas, personal stories, and innovative approaches to improving your teaching practice. If you have any thoughts or comments about these blogs, please don't hesitate to let us know.

Conversation plays a vital role in leading the change in our schools -- and so does listening.
Guest bloggers Elliot Washor and Charles Mojkowski outline an innovative approach to learning.
Part 2 includes some examples of the Learning Funnel approach, plus some essentials for success.
Blogger Maurice Elias provides an overview of The Seven Characteristics of a Good Leader. (Updated 01/2014)
Holden Clemens April 1, 2011
Guest blogger Holden Clemens shares his euphoria over the state of education today.
Ben Johnson March 31, 2011
What makes for a master teacher? Ben Johnson shares his ideas and invites discussion.
Guest blogger Paul Bogdan shares a collection of resources to develop student-centered learning environments. (Updated 01/2014)
Blogger Heather Wolpert-Gawron presents several ways teachers can use multiple-choice tests as formative assessments.
High school student Lily Boyar describes her school's experimental program for developing life skills and financial literacy.
Blogger Mary Beth Hertz shares some great ways to raise money for your classroom technology projects.