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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)

Missing the Teacher Voice

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The Unwritten Job Descriptions of Educators in High-Needs Schools

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Teachers who care do know best, and once upon a time it used to be those great teachers who committed to making the lives of all others in classrooms that much more workable, by becoming building leaders, or as we call them today, principals.

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Benefits of Student Reflection

New research shows reflecting on a lesson after it’s over may improve a person’s performance on future tasks. What techniques, if any, have you seen used to encourage students to reflect on what they learned and how they learned it? Share your thoughts. More Discussions >

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Strengthening Lessons for the Common Core

How do you know if your lessons are aligned to the Common Core State Standards? Teaching Channel has partnered with Achieve.org to investigate how teachers can identify and evaluate high-quality lessons.

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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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