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Education Activism Begins With Teachers

Bright, social-justice-oriented students should not be cavalierly dismissing teaching as an option, writes Margaret Healy. (August 20, 2014)

The Five Habits of Creative Teachers

Five educators and innovation experts discuss their efforts to help teachers cultivate greater creativity in the classroom (and their lives). (August 19, 2014)

Letter to a Ninth-Year Teacher

Cristina Duncan Evans reacts to the many open letters directed at first-year teachers by penning one to veteran instructors. (August 20, 2014)

Let's Model Cooperative Learning

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Trust, Obedience, and Teacher Working Conditions

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Most teachers do find joy in teaching, just less and less of that as teachers themselves are increasingly bashed, blamed, hammered, and weighted down from all sides.

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Benefits of Student Reflection

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Observation Exercise: What Do You Hear?

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Classroom Management Q&As: Expert Strategies for Teaching

Education Week Teacher blogger Larry Ferlazzo investigates some of the thorniest problems in teaching by turning to leading educators and thought leaders for advice. (October 3, 2013)

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