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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.


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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Finding the Genius in Hip Hop Education

Blogger Suzie Boss interviews author of Sam Seidel, author of Hip Hop Genius: Remixing High School Education.

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Arts Education: A Right and Necessity

Blogger Elena Aguilar makes a case for keeping the arts alive in our schools.

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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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New Teacher Academy: Building Relationships

Blogger Lisa Dabbs, with help from teacher and coach Joan Young, explains how building relationships with both students and colleagues is at the heart of effective teaching.

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The Power of Project-Based Writing in the Classroom

Blogger Heather Wolpert-Gawron explains how project-based writing prepares students for real-world writing.

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Do You Write with Your Students?

Blogger Rebecca Alber shares how writing and reading with your students can make a difference.

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Head in the Clouds: The Benefits of Celestial Storage

Blogger Nick Provenzano presents five ways that cloud computing helps him as a teacher.

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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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Social and Emotional Curriculum: Self-Mastery

In her Seven Doors to Happiness blog series, filmmaker Randy Taran opens Door Number Four to reveal the nature of anger and a few critical techniques for self-mastery.

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A Crash Course in Innovation

Design thinking is a key strategy for unlocking students’ capacity to be change agents and innovators.

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How to Inspire Your Students to Read this Summer

Blogger Rebecca Alber gives tips and lesson ideas for inspiring your students to read this summer.

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Connecting STEM and Arts (TEAMS) to Spur U.S. Innovation: Part 1 of 5

The first in a five part series on the integration of arts in STEM education by guest blogger Jim Brazell.

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STEMtube: An Online Warehouse for Student Projects

STEMtube is a new Web site hoping to create a catalogue of student-created projects from around the world.

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