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WHAT WORKS IN EDUCATION The George Lucas Educational Foundation
Two parents and three children are playing outside on the sidewalk in front of their house, setting up a lemonade stand.
By Matt Davis

To help combat summer learning loss, Matt Davis has curated a few fun and free education resources for students and parents to use over summer break. 

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A female teacher standing in a school hallway. The words Mrs. Bruce and Special Education are imposed on the photo.
By Nira Dale

Video cameras in the classroom? Teachers gladly contribute to each other's PD in a culture of safe sharing, support for best efforts, and collaborative growth mindset.

A young male in a blue button up and gray jacket is standing next to a podium with a microphone in his hand.
By Mark Phillips

Students' voices belong in the dialogue about what does and doesn't work in their education. Consider incorporating their wants and needs into your school reform efforts.

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

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A female teacher is sitting in a room with other teachers. Everyone else is out of focus.
By Elena Aguilar

Many schools take a traditional approach to family engagement. It's time to think outside of the box.

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Two female teachers are sitting at a large table in a classroom. They're smiling and talking.
By Ben Johnson

Observe and advise your teachers throughout the year, and at their summative evaluations, celebrate their strengths and share possible improvements through open-ended questions.

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Eight elementary-age students are smiling, running out of the school building through three opened doors.
By Matt Davis

Matt Davis has highlighted resources for parents, teachers, and administrators that can help students make the transition into elementary, middle, and high school -- and beyond.

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A woman in a black tank top and sun glasses on her head is outside, smiling. Behind her is a brown river filled with wooden boats.
By Matt Davis

Teacher travel grants can be the perfect source to fund professional development, service-learning, and study abroad trips. Here are some resources to help teachers apply and some of the best places to look.

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Two parents and three children are playing outside on the sidewalk in front of their house, setting up a lemonade stand.
By Matt Davis

To help combat summer learning loss, Matt Davis has curated a few fun and free education resources for students and parents to use over summer break. 

7 4,491 42,601 views
American flag against a sky blue background made from pieces of torn paper
By Matt Davis

Memorial Day is right around the corner! For teachers looking to incorporate the holiday into lessons, Matt Davis has collected some of the best resources from around the web.

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A closeup of a young adult female sitting at a desk, looking at her laptop. She has one hand on the mousepad, and the other is resting against her face with her elbow on the desk.
By Matt Davis

Summer is a great time for teachers to enroll in a MOOC, a "Massive Open Online Course." Matt Davis has compiled a list of a few summer courses to consider.

16 4,536 29,387 views
Eight elementary-age students are smiling, running out of the school building through three opened doors.
By Matt Davis

Matt Davis has highlighted resources for parents, teachers, and administrators that can help students make the transition into elementary, middle, and high school -- and beyond.

6 185 28,006 views
A blond, short-haired man is kneeling in a garden, gardening. It's sunny outside, and he's wearing glasses, a blue, plaid, button up shirt rolled up at the sleeves, and beige khaki shorts.
By Nicholas Provenzano

Prevent teacher burnout by sustaining yourself with a non-education hobby, finding a teammate for shared venting, regular journaling or blogging, and finding reasons to laugh.

4 1,195 17,465 views
A male and female adult are standing on a stage with a large audience in front of them. Standing on the stage are three big, red letters spelling, "TED." On a screen behind them says, "Ted-ed clubs."
By Monica Burns

Whether snacking on TED-Ed videos, reading with purpose, checking into a smile backchannel, or chuckling at hashtags and memes, you're never far from relief and inspiration.

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