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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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Effective Teams: The Key to Transforming Schools?

Blogger Elena Aguilar overcame her frustration with teams, and offers these insights into what makes for a successful school team.

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Mentorship: Teaching the Teachers

Shira Loewenstein, a specialist in new teacher support, makes the case for finding or starting a mentoring program within your own school.

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Creating a Culture of "Can"

Edutopia blogger Terry Heick examines the difference between proficient students and enabled learners, and suggests three ways to fostering a classroom culture to make that difference.

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Three Dos and Don’ts of Transformative Teacher Leadership

Edutopia blogger Jose Vilson looks at teacher leadership and some ideas for boosting your effectiveness as a liaison between teachers and administrators.

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Grant Funding with Social Media

Ed tech specialist Brian Dixon looks using social media to locate, manage, update, track, announce and implement grant funding.

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Beyond Back to School Night: Parents and Teachers as Allies

Edutopia blogger Mark Phillips proposes strengthening the alliance between parents and teachers by reviewing what each side can bring to the table.

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What I Write: National Day on Writing

Writer and teacher Steve J Moore shares his path to becoming a writer, and some tips for becoming a better writing teacher.

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5 Tips for Taking Advantage of Twitter Over the Summer

Elana Leoni, Edutopia's Director of Social Media Strategy and Marketing, provides us with five summertime tips for taking advantage of Twitter as a professional learning network in preparation for the new school year.

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Summer Planning for Successful PBL

Bob Lenz suggests that teachers spend a few additional summertime hours planning for successful project-based learning -- this practice can help them reap bigger benefits during the year.

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After Brown v. Board of Education

Blogger Anne O'Brien revisits the Brown decision and explores where schools stand today when it comes to diversity.

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Five Ways to Increase Teacher Agency in Professional Development

We talk about student agency, but what about teacher agency?

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Every Teacher an Innovator

Guest blogger Joe Mazza believes that, beyond a willingness to integrate the latest technology, true innovation begins with a mindset, something that he encourages all educators to make a part of their job.

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Teaching for Justice: 10 Ways To Unravel Systemic Oppression

How do you confront any racial injustice at your school? How do you reflect on your own potential biases in the classroom? Blogger Elena Aguilar offers ten tactics to help teachers answer those questions.

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What Can School Teams Learn from Geese?

Believe it or not, a lot! Geese are experts at teamwork. Elena Aguilar shares some specifics.

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