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WHAT WORKS IN EDUCATION The George Lucas Educational Foundation
By Sara Burnett

Since all immigrant children are guaranteed K-12 access under U.S. law, let's build relationships with students and their families, as well as relevant, inclusive curriculum.

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By David Cutler

Student journalism has moved into cyberspace, and online journalism advisors need deep experience in the field, as well as cultivating a climate of trust and integrity.

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By Mark Phillips

When approaching issues of racial and cultural tension, teachers must begin by recognizing their own personal discomfort -- because it does translate into their practice.

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By Heather Wolpert-Gawron

In project-based learning, students show what they learn as they journey through the unit, interact with its lessons, collaborate with each other, and assess themselves and each other.

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Learn more about the changing landscape of the "digital divide" in education and beyond, and explore resources that discuss how to help all students develop digital and media literacy.

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Get a roundup of educational grants, contests, awards, free toolkits, and classroom guides aimed at helping students, classrooms, schools, and communities. Check this page weekly to get the latest updates!

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Get a roundup of educational webinars, conferences, edcamps, and unconferences aimed at helping students, classrooms, schools, and communities. Check this page weekly to get the latest updates!

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Student Engagement
The 8 Minutes That Matter Most

By Brian Sztabnik

Like a story, lessons deserve compelling beginnings and endings. From pop culture connections to finishing with a level-up, here are eight strategies for holding students' attention.

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Social and Emotional Learning
8 Pathways to Every Student's Success

By Marilyn Price-Mitchell PhD

Welcome to our blog series on how to apply the principles of positive youth development: curiosity, sociability, resilience, self-awareness, integrity, resourcefulness, creativity, and empathy.

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By Vicki Davis @coolcatteacher

With tools like Socrative, Kahoot, Zaption, Chatzy, and Plickers, teachers can use tech for immediate feedback about how students are learning and understanding the lesson.

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By Dr. Lori Desautels

Here are some activities to stimulate your students' minds when they need a change, and to focus and calm them when they're just too stimulated.

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By Monica Burns

The human brain can organize only so much data. Tools like 30/30, Pocket, and Sunrise can boost your ability to stay informed, connected, and on time.

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By Matt Weyers

Fifth grade teachers reflect on grading students in their PBL pilot program without traditional homework, while keeping parents informed and reconsidering the meaning of grades

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By Donna Wilson, Ph.D.

Holding students' attention is about activating the right neural network. Strategies include recognizing how focus feels, giving incentives, and adjusting the pace of your teaching.

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