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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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Young Writers Become Primary Sources

Blogger Suzie Boss tells the story of One World Education, a nonprofit that works with more than 1,000 young writers and 325 teachers.

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College Readiness: How to Help Students Think Abstractly

Abstract thinking skills are key to college readiness for students.

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Creating an Anti-Racist Classroom

Blogger Danielle Moss Lee examines the evidence that some teachers are still treating students of color differently.

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Six Steps to Master Teaching: Becoming a Reflective Practitioner

Longtime educator Peg Regan outlines six critical steps toward becoming a master teacher.

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Six Ways to Avoid Feeling Isolated in the Classroom

Blogger Rebecca Alber proposes ways to avoid feeling isolated in your classroom.

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Message to New Teachers for a New Year: Patience, Persistence and Peace

Blogger Lisa Dabbs offers a much needed New Year's affirmation for first-year teachers.

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A New Year's Goal: Stop Giving So Much Homework

Blogger Elena Aguilar describes helping one teacher set goals for the new year -- including giving less homework.

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More Diversity in Honors Classes: An Update

Blogger Heather Wolpert-Gawron outlines the steps her middle school is taking to increase enrollment of Latino students in the their honors program.

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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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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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Project Learning: Teachers Discuss the Daily Challenges
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Project Learning: Teachers Discuss the Daily Challenges

A team of eighth-grade teachers compares notes on the trials and rewards of working together on project-based "expeditionary" learning.

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YES Prep: Hiring and Supporting Great Teachers
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YES Prep Hires and Supports Great Teachers

In a school where students and staff alike give 100 percent every day, teacher support and a strong community are key.

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The Teacher Leader: Words of Wisdom From Those Who Know Best

A look at the idea that students learn best when teachers take the lead.

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