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WHAT WORKS IN EDUCATION The George Lucas Educational Foundation
By Mark Phillips

A documentary series examining human trafficking and youth empowerment can raise students' awareness of national and global humanitarian crises, inspiring them to engage and act.

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By Amy Erin Borovoy (aka VideoAmy)

In honor of the 30th anniversary of School Library Month, VideoAmy has produced a list of interesting and insightful videos and resources that explore the future of the school library.

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Maker Education
Making Room for Making

By Nicholas Provenzano

To bring maker education to your school, find a space, purchase equipment and supplies carefully, budget and partner creatively, and encourage ongoing student involvement.

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By Diane Cadiergue

When schools nurture student creativity, they foster inquisitiveness, persistence, imagination, discipline, and collaboration, leading to improved classroom behavior, motivation, attendance, and academic attainment.

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Social and Emotional Learning
12 Ways to Avoid Student Humiliation

By Dr. Richard Curwin

Embarrassing or belittling students may interfere with learning and lead to long-term resentment. Teachers should treat students respectfully and be mindful of their feelings.

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By Anne OBrien

Common Core State Standards have the potential to shine new light on the role that career technical education can play in preparing all students for success in the global community.

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Five Keys to Comprehensive Assessment

Stanford professor Linda Darling-Hammond shares how using well-crafted formative and performance assessments, setting meaningful goals, and giving students ownership over the process can powerfully affect teaching and learning.

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By Elena Aguilar

Stories of hope sure to nurture the educator's spirit are offered up in this book by Tom Little.

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Social and Emotional Learning
Homework vs. No Homework Is the Wrong Question

By Maurice Elias

Does your school have a homework policy? How does your school ensure that teachers don't overload students with busy work?

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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 Elizabeth Garcia

The art of thinking flourishes within an emotionally, intellectually and physically safe learning environment that is carefully constructed by the classroom teacher.

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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 Monica Burns

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

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By Matt Davis

April Fool's Day can be an excellent time to bring humor into the classroom. Use this list of prank ideas, humorous lesson plans, and other resources to help you celebrate at school.

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