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WHAT WORKS IN EDUCATION The George Lucas Educational Foundation
By Rebecca Alber

Check out these researched-based, best teaching practices and share with us the ways you already use them in your classroom.

By Suzie Boss

Check out these real-life examples of students playing an active role in their teachers' professional learning.

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By Matt Davis

In honor of National Poetry Month in April, Matt Davis has put together a list of useful poetry links for educators, including resources from the web, Edutopia's most popular poetry-themed blogs, and other quick reads.

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By Todd Finley

The eight steps of EM include describing the concept or skill, reducing it to critical elements, thinking aloud, teaching with cues, and engaging students' senses.

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By Joshua Block

PBL changes a teacher's traditional role through framing the learning, helping students develop ideas, consulting as they revise, and encouraging feedback, reflection, and authentic presentations.

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By Matt Davis

In this collection, Matt Davis rounds up some of Edutopia's favorite Pi Day resources for teachers.

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By Elena Aguilar

Cultural values and learning practices transmitted from parents and from community guide how the brain wires itself to process information and handle relationships.

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By Raleigh Werberger

Butcher paper and Post-it notes can help students understand the collaborative thinking that takes place on a shared Google Doc.

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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.

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By Abby Wills

By adding a fun, creative element of focus and stillness to a classroom routine, you can help your students learn to appreciate and practice self-regulation.

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By Dr. Lori Desautels

Invite your students to participate in a behavioral model that helps them level up with their engagement and attitude -- much like a video game.

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By Rebecca Alber

Check out these questions to guide you in reflecting on how much the learning environment you have designed promotes student voice and choice.

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By Andrew Miller

More than just numbers in a grade book, formative assessment practices can change how you teach, how your students learn, and how your classroom functions.

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By Matt Davis

Empathy is an important skill. In honor of Valentine's Day, Matt Davis has gathered a variety of great resources to help teachers bring lessons about compassion and caring into the classroom.

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