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Head of the Classroom | Washington Post Express

Kanowitz sees that graduate programs in education are responding to the needs that teachers are expressing.  Do you see this same trends where you live?

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“Play is at the heart of learning” How?

Give yourselves and your students permission to play?  what?  Disrupting view on how education needs to change.  How can this notion be compatible with Common Core implementation?  Did you even know there was a Harry Potter Alliance that is where real kids are doing amazing things?

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edX - Home

edX - Home | Teacher Leadership Weekly | Scoop.it

The online education world gets bigger and bigger...and another powerhouse is entering the fray.  What is your school and/or district to consider proactive policies? 

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Classroom Management Ideas For Younger Students

Classroom Management Ideas For Younger Students | Teacher Leadership Weekly | Scoop.it

"How do you respond to unpredictable student behavior?" Three experienced teachers supply their strategies. 

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Grade the Work, Not the Behavior

Grade the Work, Not the Behavior | Teacher Leadership Weekly | Scoop.it
Cindi Rigsbee thinks her students' grades should reflect their knowledge rather than behavior, so she gives cheaters and those who are late with assignments a second chance.

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Reinventing Education To Teach Creativity And Entrepreneurship

Reinventing Education To Teach Creativity And Entrepreneurship | Teacher Leadership Weekly | Scoop.it

Imagine schools where open-ended questions are the norm & higher level thinking rules.  How do we get there?

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Yong Zhao Interview: Will the Common Core Create World-Class Learners?

Yong Zhao Interview: Will the Common Core Create World-Class Learners? | Teacher Leadership Weekly | Scoop.it

Do you agree with Zhao that 5 years from now the American educational system will be broken?  What can and should we be thinking about to change this prediction?

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How Clear is YOUR Vision? [Slide] - The Tempered Radical

How Clear is YOUR Vision? [Slide] - The Tempered Radical | Teacher Leadership Weekly | Scoop.it

How clear is your vision?   Do teacher leaders have a gameplan and mental map of where they're leading?

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Join the Teacher Leadership Community

Join the Teacher Leadership Community | Teacher Leadership Weekly | Scoop.it
Dear Educator,
How do you define teacher leadership? Do you consider yourself or any teachers with whom you work to be teacher leaders? What roles do teacher leaders currently serve within the educational community?
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5 Tell-Tale Signs You're Becoming a Teacher Leader

5 Tell-Tale Signs You're Becoming a Teacher Leader | Teacher Leadership Weekly | Scoop.it
How do you know you're ready to become a teacher leader?
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Teacher Leadership and Implementing the Common Core Standards

Teacher Leadership and Implementing the Common Core Standards | Teacher Leadership Weekly | Scoop.it
Marsha Ratzel is a National Board Certified Teacher who teaches middle school math and science in Kansas. Her blog, Reflections of a Techie, focuses on technology integration in the classroom.
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My View: Helping students overcome their fear of the unknown – Schools of Thought - CNN.com Blogs

My View: Helping students overcome their fear of the unknown – Schools of Thought - CNN.com Blogs | Teacher Leadership Weekly | Scoop.it
By Todd Rackowitz, Special to CNN Editor’s Note: Todd Rackowitz teaches math in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg school system.
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Sarah Wessling--NTOY is a learner and isn't afraid of failure

Gentle failure...new concept to you?  Hear how Sarah Wessling, NTOY, imagines how we should all become learners together.  

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It's More than a Game---Real-World Lesson: Designing a Video Game

It's More than a Game---Real-World Lesson: Designing a Video Game | Teacher Leadership Weekly | Scoop.it

Teacher leaders are looking at how gaming could be influencing the way lessons are designed and instructional practices might be changed.  Add in a heavy infusion of real-world project management....you'll see an example of impactful instruction.  High schoolers & 5th graders work together.

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Informal learning an alternative path to success

Informal learning an alternative path to success | Teacher Leadership Weekly | Scoop.it

Does informal learning organizations have valuable insights that can and should be transferred to school settings?  What does the Exploratorium know that we should learn?

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David Thornburg on the Evolving Classroom (Big Thinkers Series)

The noted educational futurist describes his "holodeck" classroom -- an environment that supports project-based learning -- and makes the case for why the ro...
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Collaborative Learning: Preparing for the Future

Collaborative Learning: Preparing for the Future | Teacher Leadership Weekly | Scoop.it

Are you, as the teacher, the lead learner in your classroom?

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How Can We Keep Students Engaged Without Carrots & Sticks?

How can we follow Larry's lead and use the comments to foster professional conversation?  It's not his words that are so provoking, it's the question he asked and the conversation he expected.

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Seth's Blog: The flipping point

Seth's Blog: The flipping point | Teacher Leadership Weekly | Scoop.it
When people say, "The tipping point," they often misunderstand the concept in Malcolm's book. They're actually talking about the flipping point. The tipping point is the sum total of many individuals buzzing about something.
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Big Thinkers: Linda Darling-Hammond on Becoming Internationally Competitive

Revisit these ideas: Linda Darling-Hammond on Becoming Internationally Competitive...

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How to React When a Stranger Says You Look Like a Teacher | transformED

How to React When a Stranger Says You Look Like a Teacher | transformED | Teacher Leadership Weekly | Scoop.it

Was I offended that she presumed to know the look of a teacher? Or was I embarrassed that from looking at my yard-work attire she could guess my profession? Six months later, I still can’t tell you the exact reason, but I think it must be a combination of both.

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Assessment & Reflection With ELLs—And All Students

Assessment & Reflection With ELLs—And All Students | Teacher Leadership Weekly | Scoop.it
In an excerpt from their upcoming book, Larry Ferlazzo and Katie Hull Sypnieski highlight student reflection as an important tool in assessing the progress of English-language learners.

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