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How Can We Make Service Learning Less Self-Serving?

Community service is important for students, but pushing an academic agenda can get in the way of helping an organization. Teacher Kyle Redford writes about how to create meaningful service learning that benefits both classroom and community. (February 28, 2017)

Four Steps to Create a More Cohesive Teacher Team

A team of teachers thrives when its members identify and build off of each other’s strengths to create a positive school culture driven by a shared vision, writes Nick Tutolo (February 28, 2017)

Building Up the Teacher Workforce in Small-Town Iowa

Superintendent Chris Coffelt works tirelessly to recruit, retain, and improve the practice of teachers who might be otherwise drawn to bigger cities and bigger salaries outside his small Iowa school district.

See Full Report: Leaders to Learn From

(February 22, 2017)

You Got It Wrong: Combating Alternative Facts With Straightforward Evaluation

(February 27, 2017)

Where to Begin: Teaching in Times of Tumult

(February 24, 2017)

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

School leaders in Santa Fe (Texas) ISD form a principal PLC to build common language and learning designs together as they work toward their vision and goals. (02/24 09:14 am)

Teaching Channel Spotlight

Using Technology to Collect Classroom Data (Video)

Using Technology to Collect Classroom Data (Video)

Anna Dearlove, a 2nd grade teacher at Glen Park Elementary School in San Francisco, uses her smartphone and other tech tools to collect and analyze formative assessment data. She records her students' conversations as they work in groups to evaluate their usage of academic language. Watch the video.

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(E-Book) 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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