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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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Meeting the Needs of All Students: A First Step

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Civic Engagement Tactics 2.0

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Outstanding in Your Field: What It Takes to Be a Great Teacher

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Outstanding in Your Field: What It Takes to Be a Great Teacher

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What Do Parents Want From Schools?

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Giving Your Teacher Team a Boost

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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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How to Beat Summer Learning Loss

Summer learning loss is a well-documented phenomenon, with students losing between one and two months' worth of academic knowledge each summer. And low-income students suffer a steeper rate of loss than their peers - half of the achievement gap seen...

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Teachers, What's Your Vision?

Blogger Elena Aguilar highlights how Restorative Justice helped one school greatly decrease suspensions.

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A Tech Expert's Not-So-Secret Sources

Edutopia blogger Nick Provenzano admits that he does not, in fact, know all things tech, but he's finally ready to reveal his sources!

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Teaching Non-Traditional Learners

Blogger Suzie Boss interviews author Rebecca Skloot about the teachers who changed her life.

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What Are You Reading this Summer?

Blogger and teacher Elena Aguilar offers up book suggestions for summer reading.

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Why "Content Coverage" is Over: A Manifesto!

Should content coverage requirements supersede delivering high-quality instruction? Andrew Miller doesn't think so! And he invites you to read and sign his rousing manifesto.

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What's So Funny About Teaching?

Blogger Mark Phillips presents evidence (and a few amusing examples) that a sense of humor is seriously necessary in the absurd world of education.

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Pink Slip Season: How Teachers Can Prepare

If you get a pink slip, you don't have to panic, but you do need to seek out potential teaching opportunities for the future -- and be prepared.

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In Our Classrooms: Supporting Children of Military Families

Get tips for supporting students who have family members fighting overseas.

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How to Go Global in Your Classroom

To one day be successful in the workplace, students must know how to collaborate with peers -- locally and globally.

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It's Important to Practice What We Teach

When teachers commit to being practitioners in their fields, they serve as models to students and show the benefits of lifelong learning.

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Beyond Measure: The Revolution Starts Now

The film "Beyond Measure" highlights on-the-ground education reform already in progress, from a student-led alternative school in suburban Massachusetts to district-wide PBL adoption in rural Kentucky.

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