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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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How to Create a Professional Learning Community

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Replacing Filler in Special Education Documents

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

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Reflecting for Change, From Journaling to Blogging

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How to Create a Professional Learning Community

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

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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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Digital Learning Resource: The Burlington High School Student Help Desk

To celebrate Digital Learning Day, blogger Andrew Marcinek presents the description of a course that offers his tech-savvy high school students a valuable introduction to the IT world.

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Seven Digital Learning Tips for Students

Blogger Heather Wolpert-Gawron shares tips for students learning online.

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Civic Engagement Tactics 2.0

Blogger Todd Finley examines the role of social media in civic activism and compares the youth empowerment strategies of the Boomers and the Millennials.

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New Chat Encourages Best Practices for PBL

Blogger Suzie Boss brings to light a quick and easy way to learn about PBL best practices.

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How to Provide College Planning and Counseling Support to Students of Color

Blogger Danielle Moss Lee continues her series about college-bound students of color with a look at what high school counselors should and shouldn't do.

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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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Encouraging Teacher Leaders to Become Principals

Edutopia blogger Bob Lenz discusses how a recent report offers a road map for system leaders to establish new standards, practices, and management structures for growing a strong pipeline of principals.

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Engaging Teachers in Math

Blogger Jose Vilson offers some professional development advice for his fellow math teachers.

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What Do Parents Want From Schools?

Key takeaways from four recent polls that asked parents and guardians for their thoughts on education.

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If They Don't Practice Democracy, They Won't Learn It

Edutopia blogger Mark Phillips explains the need for high schools to model democracy by involving students in the decision-making process.

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PBL Pilot: Rolling It Out to Parents and Students

The PBL pilot program rollout continues as two adventurous teachers open lines of communication with parents and engage their fifth graders with a driving question.

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Picture Perfect: Make Your Own Motivational Posters

Teachers can brighten their classrooms with personalized inspirational art.

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