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Why Reading Matters: An Interview with a School Leader

An instructional development director from a charter schools network in the San Francisco area shares his plan for acquiring 300 donated digital reading devices for students.

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.

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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Design Thinking and PBL

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Start Your Teaching Blog: Resources, Advice, and Examples

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Why Social and Emotional Learning Is Essential for Students

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Resources for Organizing an Edcamp

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Design Thinking and PBL

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The Power of Vulnerability in Professional Development

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Common Core Math: Best Resources for High School Educators

Are you looking for some resources for Common Core math? Here, blogger Matt Davis rounds up some of the most useful CCSS math resources for high school educators.

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Remake Your Class: 6 Steps to Get Started

Designer and organizational strategist Melanie Kahl suggests a six-step process to rethink and remake your classroom for more inspiring and more effective learning.

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Honoring Our Catchers in the Rye

Edutopia blogger Mark Phillips, inspired by J.D. Salinger's character Holden Caulfield, suggests that we start recognizing our own Catchers in the Rye - those educators and institutions committed to saving kids from falling off the cliff.

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Teacher Burnout: Start Preventing It Now!

Edutopia blogger Nick Provenzano offers three start of school year tips to prevent teacher burnout from even beginning.

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What Teacher Leadership Looks Like for the New School Year

Teacher and blogger Jose Vilson looks at what 21st century teacher leadership involves and breaks it down into four simple but essential steps for starting a new school year in this role.

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What You Need to Be an Innovative Educator

Edutopia blogger Terry Heick takes a fresh look at innovation and breaks out the six conditions that must be in place for educational innovation.

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Helping Girls Unlock Their Leadership Potential

Blogger Anne OBrien profiles a school program committed to changing the way tween and teen girls view themselves.

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Five Ways to Develop a Partnership with Your Principal

Blogger and school principal Ben Johnson outlines five helpful tips to help teachers connect with their principals.

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Six Ways to Avoid Feeling Isolated in the Classroom

Blogger Rebecca Alber proposes ways to avoid feeling isolated in your classroom.

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Trying Something New in Your Classroom For 30 Days

Blogger and middle-school teacher Heather Wolpert-Gawron offers up a list of new things she plans to try in the classroom.

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Classroom Environments: Does Space Make a Difference?

Blogger Andrew Marcinek starts a dialog about classroom environments; Does space make a difference?

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School Leaders: 6 Strategies for Retaining New Teachers

Whether you’re a teacher leader, an instructional coach, or an administrator, here are six things you can do to retain teachers who are new to your school or to the profession.

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Personalizing for Teacher Needs

Educators need different levels of support and opportunity at different phases of their career. Here's how to be more responsive to beginning, middle-of-the-road, and veteran teachers.

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5 Keys to Challenging Implicit Bias

Challenge implicit biases by identifying your own, teaching colleagues about them, observing gap-closing teachers, stopping "tone policing," and tuning into such biases at your school.

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