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WHAT WORKS IN EDUCATION The George Lucas Educational Foundation
An aerial shot of five teachers sitting around a dark brown circular table in light brown cloth-covered chairs. There are three laptops, four notebooks, and three cups of coffee on the table.
By Anthony Pellegrino and Kristien Zenkov

A project-based clinical approach develops learning opportunities for both students and teacher candidates, relying on authentic collaborations that involve university faculty and classroom teachers.

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Seven students are standing on a stage with one microphone and a large projector behind them. They're smiling and presenting to a crowd.
By Suzie Boss

See what happens when a group of high school students pitch energy-saving proposals to a panel of entrepreneurs, professors, and sustainability experts.

1 205 views
A high school student is sitting across a table from an adult in a library, and they're talking to each other. There are bookshelves against the wall behind them, as well as another table, and students sitting at desks.
By Joshua Block

Through quick, deep, frequent conversations, teachers can understand students' ideas and support their challenges, act as a guide, and help identify models and sources of inspiration.

5 1,210 views
A teenage boy and girl are sitting across from each other in class talking to each other. The girl is pointing at her smart phone.
By Vicki Davis @coolcatteacher

Explore a wealth of tips and links for mobile learning apps that work across multiple platforms, an essential feature for running a BYOD classroom.

28 1,437 51,081 views
Two male and two female teachers are standing in a classroom around a big pad of paper on an easel. There are twenty five post-its on the large pad of paper with writing on them.
By Thomas Riddle

Along with teaching students how to master design thinking, this five-step model of empathize, define, ideate, prototype, and test can also be used in running the school itself.

143 1,675 views
A closeup of a young teenage woman's face. She's looking down and her chin is resting on her clasped hands. Her long, wavy hair is covering half of her face.
By Dr. Richard Curwin

Strategies for helping children make sense of a violent world include historical perspective, risk assessment of their daily lives, writing to leaders, and reaching out to victims.

3 1,464 views
Two young students are sitting in chairs against the wall with a whiteboard behind them. They're reading a book to the rest of the class who are sitting on the carpeted floor in front of them.
By Matthew James Friday

Engaging children in the storytelling arts can easily enhance curriculum and social-emotional learning while building confidence and strengthening the school community.

1,274 views
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Get a roundup of educational grants, contests, awards, free toolkits, and classroom guides aimed at helping students, classrooms, schools, and communities. Check this page weekly to get the latest updates!

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An young girl with rainbow-knitted headphones is sitting at a table with her female teacher. They're both looking at a long, thin sheet of paper, and the young girl is holding the tip of the pencil against the paper, pointing at something.
By Andrew Miller

Blogger Andrew Miller offers six simple, effective approaches to differentiated instruction in project-based learning.

15 5,430 173,176 views
A painting of a side profile silhouette of a black woman with an afro in greens and blues with a bright background of pink, orange, yellow, and purple.
By Matt Davis

From interactive timelines and rich multimedia to lesson plans and study guides, find a variety of web resources that can help bring black history into the classroom.

16 2,848 95,042 views

Explore curated collections of resources related to building the skills, mindsets, and necessary supports to help young people confront adversity, cope with challenges, and demonstrate perseverance to attain goals.

18 1,356 67,811 views

Whether you are looking for resources on integrating science, technology, engineering, and math or on infusing the arts to transform STEM into STEAM, these curated compilations will help you plan different approaches to integrated studies.

4 3,455 61,404 views
An illustration of two hands together making a football field goal shape and a triangular paper football moving between the field goal hands against a green backdrop.
By Matt Davis

Explore a curated list of Super Bowl lesson plans and resources from around the web.

8 3,515 60,870 views
A teenage boy and girl are sitting across from each other in class talking to each other. The girl is pointing at her smart phone.
By Vicki Davis @coolcatteacher

Explore a wealth of tips and links for mobile learning apps that work across multiple platforms, an essential feature for running a BYOD classroom.

28 1,437 51,081 views
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