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WHAT WORKS IN EDUCATION The George Lucas Educational Foundation
By José Vilson

Teachers could become more effective with their students if they had more time outside of class for planning instruction and grading student work.

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By Matt Davis

From interactive timelines and rich multimedia to lesson plans and study guides, find a variety of web resources that can help bring black history into the classroom.

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By Rebecca Alber

Check out these questions to guide you in reflecting on how much the learning environment you have designed promotes student voice and choice.

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By Raleigh Werberger

Butcher paper and Post-it notes can help students understand the collaborative thinking that takes place on a shared Google Doc.

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By Dr. Richard Curwin

Instead of surrendering their power to the person who insults them, students should learn why some words are triggers and how to master their own reactions.

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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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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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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 Matt Davis

From interactive timelines and rich multimedia to lesson plans and study guides, find a variety of web resources that can help bring black history into the classroom.

12 574 41,837 views

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 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 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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