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WHAT WORKS IN EDUCATION The George Lucas Educational Foundation

Project-Based Learning
Collaboration: Key to Innovation

By Heather Wolpert-Gawron

Teaching students about product development uses all the core subjects, and it begins with teachers willing to create their own atmosphere of collaborative innovation.

By Rebecca Alber

Do you have more than 30 students? Check out these strategies for keeping a large group of kids engaged and managed.

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By Bridget Stegman

Track your students' progress as readers with scheduled practice, an understanding of each student's cuing system, immediate feedback, and comprehension questions to check for understanding.

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By Mike Martin & Adam Bunting

Personalized learning means student agency, defining curriculum by real-life skills, defining learning expectations, encouraging self-knowledge, and teachers getting to know their students as people.

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By Monica Burns

Edutopia blogger Monica Burns presents a wealth of iPad apps to transform daily math lessons for elementary students.

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School Leadership
Not Giving Up On a Student

By Ben Johnson

How can teachers and administrators help students overcome negative attitudes about school and learning?

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By Keyana Stevens

Do you celebrate Pi Day? Pi is an essential mathematical symbol, representing the ratio of a circle's circumference to its diameter. Coincidentally, pie, a delicious dessert usually made with a pastry crust and fruit filling, shares the same...

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By Monica Burns

Edutopia blogger Monica Burns presents a wealth of iPad apps to transform daily math lessons for elementary students.

21 5,026 80,853 views
By Rebecca Alber

Do you have more than 30 students? Check out these strategies for keeping a large group of kids engaged and managed.

17 1,316 37,391 views
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 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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By Terry Heick

Teaching empathy is about teaching students, not content -- how they feel about the incoming knowledge will ultimately determine how useful it is to them.

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