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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.


5 "Be's" for Connected and Curious Educators

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Help Needed - AIS & Unit Planning

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Doing More With Less: PD, Resources, and Ownership

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Help! Starting a Leadership Role Class

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5 Steps to Better School/Community Collaboration

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5 "Be's" for Connected and Curious Educators

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How an Ocean's Journey Inspires One School

Blogger Bob Lenz profiles how the principles of the Polynesian Voyaging Society have been adopted by a school in Hawaii.

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The Connected Science Teacher

Edutopia blogger and STEM group facilitator Eric Brunsell shares some of his favorite online communities of, by and for science teachers.

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The Extraordinary 2012 Graduates — and Their Teachers

Blogger Bob Lenz celebrates high school graduates and their teachers.

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ISTE 2012: A Suggested To Do List

Elana Leoni, Edutopia's Social Media Marketing Manager, shares her strategies for getting the most out of an ISTE conference -- and hopes to see you at ISTE 2012 in San Diego!

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Week One: A Design Thinking Mini-Challenge

Week One of the Design Thinking Workshop is underway! Learn the basics and get warmed up with a couple of simple design challenges.

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Intervention for Gifted Students

Blogger Ben Johnson explores steps for supporting gifted students when they get off track.

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Grad Time: What Makes a Commencement Speech Memorable?

Blogger Maurice Elias ponders the characteristics of a memorable commencement speech.

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Immersive PBL: Indiana Project Reaches Far Beyond the Classroom

A school district in Indiana takes on the project of bringing clean drinking water to people in Haiti.

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Integrating Technology with Limited Resources

Mary Beth Hertz on how to integrate technology into your classroom with limited resources.

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Guest Blog: Making the Case for Social Media in Education

Guest blogger Steve Johnson makes the case for social media in education, the topic of March 9 #edchat

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20 Tips for New Instructional Coaches

Let the teachers do most of the talking, learn to listen, and stay curious. These are just a few of the tips offered to instructional coaches new to the field.

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Help! I Need the School Nurse!

A paramedic and teacher describes the symptoms of and first responses to anaphylaxis, seizures, and diabetic episodes when they occur in the classroom.

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Replacing Filler in Special Education Documents

Special education teachers can better serve their students by recording challenges and progress with accurate data, measurable goals, and explicit anecdotes.

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5 Tips to Make ISTE 2013 Awesome

Elana Leoni, Edutopia's Director of Social Media Strategy and Marketing, shares the best kind of preview for ISTE 2013 - five amusing but commonsense tips on how to make the most of this conference.

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