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WHAT WORKS IN EDUCATION The George Lucas Educational Foundation
By Blake Wiggs

The key to creating a culture of acceptance begins with helping students articulate how they see themselves and the labels they give each other.

By Alison Derbenwick Miller

Robust computer science curriculum is necessary for our society's future. Here are five steps to engage teachers and students in this critical area of study.

Project-Based Learning
Getting into the PBL Groove

By Andrew Miller

Let your students know from day one that they're in a PBL classroom by defining PBL and setting the tone for collaboration, critique, and questioning.

By Elena Aguilar

Learn about Dignitas, a non-profit program that aims to empower communities in Kenya by offering training and resources to its educators in an effort to build on the strengths they already have.

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By Todd Finley

For students to ask questions, teachers have to start the ball rolling with questions of their own. Check your own methods and discover new resources.

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By Suzie Boss

Design student projects that hit the sweet spot -- relevant to real life, challenging enough to be interesting, and achievable for diverse learners.

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Find resources to help children begin school with a positive mindset, support their transition into a new school year, and prepare them for fall learning.

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By David Bill

David Bill, who's spent the past three years helping teachers redesign classroom spaces, offers eight tips and tricks to remake your room.

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By Todd Finley

Through alternative formative assessment, teachers can check for student understanding without falling back on the tedious or intimidating pop quiz.

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By Todd Finley

Transformational teachers create experiences in their classrooms, melding the art and science of any subject and making their students care about learning.

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By Elena Aguilar

Does the thought of returning to school result in a tense knot in your stomach or a joyful flutter in your heart? Strategies to manage those feelings, focus on the possibilities, and ease back into the rhythm of teaching.

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By Todd Finley

From innovative, intelligent seating arrangements to relevant, engaging bulletin boards, your students deserve a classroom space that stimulates and facilitates their learning.

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By Maia Heyck-Merlin

Advance planning is essential for a week of effective teaching, yet the most effective planning system will let you incorporate and track those on-the-fly changes.

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By Rebecca Alber

Six tips for helping both new and seasoned teachers have a successful first day of school.

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