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From focusing on parent partnerships to implementing lessons from Uganda, see what this cross-section of teachers is looking forward to most. September 7, 2011 – Teacher
Many states are scrambling to put data systems in place that can accurately connect teachers to their students—a process that's more complicated than it may sound. September 2, 2011 – Teacher
Generation Y teachers tend to value frequent feedback and collaboration but are skeptical about value-added scores, according to a new study. April 21, 2011 – Teacher
Marsha Ratzel explains how her current students offer wisdom and advice to incoming students through a "legacy letters" writing project. November 23, 2010 – Teacher
Kenneth J. Bernstein explains how, at a crossroads in his career, an inspirational book and its lessons on embracing vulnerability led him to become a more authentic and committed educator. November 17, 2010 – Teacher
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How not to embarrass yourself online. April 20, 2007 – Teacher

Trading the cheating techniques of yesteryear for more sophisticated methods. April 20, 2007 – Teacher

Sidewalk chalk can be especially helpful at the beginning of the year. December 22, 2006 – Teacher

The National Library of Virtual Manipulatives offers a free collection of more than 100 digital activities. December 22, 2006 – Teacher

Researchers recently turned up a tantalizing clue on what can be done to raise minority students' achievement levels. December 22, 2006 – Teacher

If finding a book that will simultaneously captivate and enlighten the adolescent mind seems like a tall order, a new guide can help. November 10, 2006 – Teacher

Members of the Teachers Leaders Network lament that draconian school Internet security measures are blocking key teaching and learning opportunities. November 10, 2010 – AP
Special education teachers often feel like aides in co-taught classrooms, says Cossondra George, but with a little extra planning they can form effective partnerships with their general education counterparts. November 2, 2010 – Teacher (Web)
Nontraditional high school reading lists are leading to a drop in literacy skills, a new study argues. October 28, 2010 – Teacher (Web)
English teacher Dina Strasser says educators need to find creative ways to address the growing sense of insecurity and pressure surrounding students in America today. October 27, 2010 – Teacher (Web)
Are we stifling creative minds—the likes of Walt Disney and Thomas Edison—in today's high-stakes learning environment? October 20, 2010 – Teacher (Web)
Larry Ferlazzo says teachers can impart valuable lessons—and keep kids on task—by responding flexibly rather than punitively to student misconduct. October 13, 2010 – Teacher (Web)
In navigating the job market last year, teacher Alison Stachniak discovered that not all charter schools are created equally. September 29, 2010 – Teacher (Web)
Elementary school music teacher Steve Owens reflects on Katy Farber's recent book, Why Great Teachers Quit: And How We Might Stop the Exodus, and what it means for the future of the teaching profession. September 22, 2010 – Teacher (Web)
Middle school math and science teacher Marsha Ratzel explains how she instills a sense of routine and order in her classroom. September 15, 2010 – Teacher (Web)
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