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WHAT WORKS IN EDUCATION The George Lucas Educational Foundation

Check out Edutopia's collection of articles, videos, and other resources on internet safety, cyberbullying, digital responsibility, and media and digital literacy.

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By Aziza Darwish

On a middle school field trip to a high school, the older students instruct and inspire those who will soon join their ranks or follow in their footsteps.

By Elena Aguilar

Now, almost two decades after my first year in the classroom, here's a few things I wish I'd known about myself, about teaching, and about my students.

Brain-Based Learning
The Science of Fear

By Ainissa Ramirez

The amygdala is your brain's 911 operator, triggering a hardwired reaction to danger. Fear is fun to learn about, but fear itself can hinder learning!

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By Brian Sztabnik

By adding blogs to a flipped ELA class, teachers present literacy as a design challenge where words, images, and format serve to express students' ideas.

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By Andrew Miller

From PBL to ZBL, Edutopia blogger Andrew Miller explores a new twist to project-based learning: the pedagogical benefits of Zombies!

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By Suzie Boss

It's time to tackle myths like project-based learning is mostly fluff and not academically rigorous. See other PBL misnomers and read how they deserve myth-busting.

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By Monica Burns

Edutopia blogger Monica Burns suggests nine free virtual field trip apps that bring students the world from the comfort of the classroom.

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By Donna Wilson, Ph.D.

By teaching students to "drive their own brain" through metacognition, we provide a concrete way to guide them think about how they can best learn.

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By Elena Aguilar

School improvement coach Elena Aguilar offers up useful suggestions for teachers when sitting down with parents.

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By Rebecca Alber

On-the-spot scaffolding is an essential skill for teachers. Check out these three strategies for assisting students when they struggle.

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Critical Thinking
The Power of "I Don't Know"

By Heather Wolpert-Gawron

Educators are tasked with teaching students how to find answers themselves. And it all starts with a simple three-word phrase: I don't know.

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By Elena Aguilar

Mindfulness practice can help educators slow down and work and teach in a way that is anchored in joy and compassion.

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By Andrew Miller

From PBL to ZBL, Edutopia blogger Andrew Miller explores a new twist to project-based learning: the pedagogical benefits of Zombies!

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