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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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The Magnificent 7! A Tribute to Teachers Who Made a Difference

In honor of National Teacher Appreciation Week, blogger Lisa Dabbs warmly recalls seven teachers from her past who inspired her to pursue a career in education.

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Six Affirmations for PBL Teachers

Blogger Andrew Miller provides six affirmations detailing why Project-Based Learning teachers are the rockstars of their profession.

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Marvin Gaye, Civil Rights, and My Heart-to-Heart with John Legend

Blogger Gaetan Pappalardo looks at the What's Going On . . . Now project, a contemporary call to action asking a new generation to consider singer Marvin Gaye's 1971 plea for peace, justice and equality.

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Beyond the Teachers' Lounge: The Emerging Connection Gap

Blogger Mary Beth Hertz reflects on the growing digital divide between the educators who are tapped into the global community and the educators who are not.

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Parents and Teachers: The Possibility of a Dream Team

Blogger Richard Curwin looks at improving the sometimes dysfunctional dynamic between teachers and parents by having them respect each other's efforts and put the student first.

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Trends in Research-Based Practice: Report from the AERA Conference

Edutopia Research Analyst Vanessa Vega reports on trends in research-based practice as examined at the recent AERA Conference.

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Act and Inspire: The Dual Roles of Schools in Environmental Protection

Blogger Anne O'Brien proposes ways schools can lighten their environment footprints

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Families Respond to a School on a Mission

The commitment required to attend YES Prep demands familial support for its students.

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Every School Should Tell Its Story

There’s value in collecting and curating the stories that unfold in our schools and our students.

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Teaching Is Giving: One Teacher's Gift List

Terry Heick reflects on the many levels of giving that happen within our teaching practice, and considers how he can give more -- and more efficiently.

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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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The Stuff of Problem Solving: Discovering Concepts and Applying Principles

Instructional designer Melinda Sota examines the basic mechanics of problem solving: discovering concepts and applying principles.

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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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What Does the "Special" in Special Education Mean?

Blogger Marisa Kaplan offers a fresh perspective on how, in education, one size does not fit all.

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