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WHAT WORKS IN EDUCATION The George Lucas Educational Foundation
By Lauren Owen

Third Culture Kids have spent years outside of their parents' culture. Learn the do's and don't of welcoming these sometimes "hidden immigrants" into your classroom.

By Don Doehla, MA, NBCT

For the world language classroom, consider blending favorite old apps (like the Evernote suite) with Word Reference and apps specifically designed for the language being studied.

By Ben Johnson

Students need feedback often and creating a system by rubber stamping work can provide visible and immediate proof of student progress.

By Rebecca Alber

Check out these four tips for firing up your appreciation for this very moment.

By Jane Hancock

Check out this creative classroom activity where students package their favorite line from a book, poem, movie, or song to gift to another classmate.

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By Todd Finley

Tired of the same old gifts year after year? Check out a stunning array of themed possibilities involving Hawai'i, apples, education bloggers' books, and cutting-edge tech.

By Andrew Miller

Instead of issuing zeros, penalizing late work, and grading formative assessments, teachers should make the classroom a place of hope instead of fear.


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By Elena Aguilar

Check out these ten tips to assist teachers in taking a break and a breath much more often.

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By Maia Heyck-Merlin

Nobody can "make time," but here are five smart ways to make better use of your non-teaching time with more efficiency and a lot less stress.

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By Matt Davis

Explore resources and case studies that demonstrate how to bring restorative justice to your school or classroom.

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By David B Hawley

To better understand how educating individuals can make a global difference, consider what we should stop doing, what we should start doing, and what we should continue doing.

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By Diana Rivera

Crying is an important part of children's social-emotional development. Instead of demanding that they stop, create an emotionally safe classroom with patience, acceptance, and compassion.

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There's been quite a bit of buzz about documentary films that take a look at issues within the American education system. Whether you agree with the point of view of any of these films or not, they are sure to get you thinking.

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