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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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Integrating Technology with Limited Resources

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Hands-Off Teaching Cultivates Metacognition

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Three Dos and Don’ts of Transformative Teacher Leadership

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Reflecting on Yourself as a Leader

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The Emerging Age Bias

Blogger Pernille Ripp looks at the alarming devaluation of veteran teachers and their contributions.

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Creating a Strong Parent Community

Many parents want to help but do not know how. Blogger and elementary teacher Marisa Kaplan shares some ideas for getting parents engaged and involved.

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Immersive PBL: Indiana Project Reaches Far Beyond the Classroom

A school district in Indiana takes on the project of bringing clean drinking water to people in Haiti.

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Why I Write? Sharing One's Saga is Important

Blogger Heather Wolpert-Gawron shares why she writes and how her reasons have changed over the years.

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The Power of Teacher Workshops: Advocating for Better PD at Your School

Teacher education instructor Rebecca Alber encourages teachers to advocate for more relevant professional development at their schools.

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5 Steps to Better School/Community Collaboration

A parent and community organizer shares some resources and great ideas, including the creation of a resource map and connecting with subject matter experts to connect to curriculum.

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20 Ways to Create a Healthy Faculty Environment

Educator and technologist Jac de Haan shares 20 tips for creating a vibrant and healthy work environment for educators.

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Looking for STEM Beyond the Classroom (and Beyond the Field Trip)

Guest blogger Jim Kisiel, a teacher educator who's worked in classrooms and museums, discusses sharing informal STEM learning opportunities with new teachers and inspiring them to bring their students resources from beyond the classroom.

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Professional Development: More Than Just a Checkbox on a Form

Guest blogger Tom Whitby examines how a school district's professional development decisions come down to cost, and then proposes maximizing the trend of DIY PD as a cost-effective answer to the problem.

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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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Common Core in Action: Reviving the Civic Mission of Schools

Edutopia blogger Anne O'Brien outlines how the Common Core State Standards can help promote the civic goals of schools.

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Hitting the Books: Summer Reading Recommends

School leader Elena Aguilar shares her book list for this summer.

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The Power of Combining Coaching with a Framework for Teaching

Blogger Elena Aguilar proposes that an effective school must have a shared agreement for developing teacher practice.

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Winter Reading: What's on Your Bedside Table?

Edutopia blogger Elena Aguilar is looking forward to some quality reading time over the holidays, and here's where her 3500 pages of text will take her.

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