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Saving Creativity in Education

In The Jossey-Bass Reader on Educational Leadership, Third Edition, contributor Yong Zhao discusses the need for creativity in today’s society. Read his chapter in the excerpt below to learn more about how our education system can better foster creativity in order … Read more.

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Teaching Students to Do Good Well

This essay by Jossey-Bass authors Jennifer Przybylo and Nina Vasan was originally published, in a slightly different form, on the Huffington Post. During the pivotal K-12 years, students become increasingly aware that the world in which they live is a … Read more.

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Get Creative!: An Inservice on Meaningful Lessons

We all know that making lessons meaningful for students is the best way for them to engage with the material and better understand what they are learning. But it can be difficult to change the way you teach, and many … Read more.

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Happy Conference Season, Educators!

It’s that time of year when teachers and educators start flying across the country and filling up hotels and convention centers for the season’s many educational conferences. Here’s where we’ll be this spring. We hope you will stop by and … Read more.

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Closing the Achievement Gap

The Challenge: Closing the Achievement Gap “Knowledge powers a global economy that is utterly unforgiving to the unskilled, uneducated young adult.” —Joel Klein, New York City Schools Chancellor I became principal of Boston’s Mather Elementary School late in the summer … Read more.

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