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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.

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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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Technology and Teaching: Finding a Balance

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8 Top Tips for Highly Effective PD

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How to Become and Remain a Transformational Teacher

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How to Become and Remain a Transformational Teacher

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6 Paths to Better Leadership

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New Teacher Academy: Building Relationships

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Complex Texts: Guiding Readers One Step at a Time

First grade teacher and literacy consultant Maria Walther offers a few simple but effective steps to guide beginning readers into complex texts.

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Teacher Burnout: 4 Warning Signs

Edutopia blogger Nick Provenzano confronts the weary heartbreak of teacher burnout by offering four warning signs to help recognize it in yourself and your colleagues.

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Hitting the Books: Summer Reading Recommends

School leader Elena Aguilar shares her book list for this summer.

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A Note from George Lucas: Celebrating Unsung Heroes in Education

Edutopia founder George Lucas observes Teacher Appreciation Day with words of encouragement to all the unsung heroes who spend their days preparing our children for their future.

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Rethinking Difficult Parents

Educational consultant and author Allen Mendler looks at the ways that difficult parents can become teachers' allies rather than their adversaries.

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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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Cynicism Is Contagious; So Is Hope

Educator and blogger Rick Curwin looks at teacher cynicism, what causes it, and how to counteract it.

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Watch and Learn: Observing the PBL Classroom

One classroom observation is just not enough to get the full picture of a project-based learning classroom. Read more on what works when best when observing PBL in action.

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Advice from Mentor Teachers for New (and Experienced) Teachers

Edutopia blogger Andrew Miller checks in with two mentor teachers to discuss what they do and offer a few nuggets of wisdom for new teachers, mentor teachers and all teachers in general.

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Telling Isn't Teaching: The Fine Art of Coaching

Blogger Richard L. Curwin compares coaching to teaching, and describes the benefits of modeling and repetitive practice over simply telling a student what to do.

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High School Students Develop Life Skills and Financial Literacy in "Harsh Reality" Program

High school student Lily Boyar describes her school's experimental program for developing life skills and financial literacy.

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Fresh Start: A Novice Teacher Tries Again After a Tough First Year

Managing a classroom -- and bureaucracy -- doesn't get any easier the second time around.

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Team Building and Collaboration: A Necessary Combination

When teachers -- and entire districts -- collaborate, the ability to educate improves greatly.

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Intrinsic Motivation vs. Standardized Tests

Low standardized test scores are a reflection of being uninspired, not unknowledgeable. Teach your students how to care, lose their fears, and identify and overcome their obstacles.

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