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WHAT WORKS IN EDUCATION The George Lucas Educational Foundation
By Jason Tovani

College and career readiness begins when we learn what students care about and connect them with accomplished individuals in those fields for a view of their future.

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By Susan Barber

Arts integration is a gateway for engagement, motivation, and creativity as students use critical thinking skills to they learn content through relevant and individualized projects.

By Maurice Elias

A valuable lesson that comes from the Star Trek television series is that social, emotional, character, and intellectual development are inextricably interconnected.

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Project-Based Learning
Troubleshooting PBL

By Joshua Block

The perfect PBL experience is ever-changing, so be ready to ask questions, reflect, and revamp your approach while showing complete faith in your students' abilities.

By Nicholas Provenzano

For the nerdy teacher who has everything -- except maybe a Bluetooth beanie hat, a fisheye phone lens, or the to-die-for fragrances of zombie-repellant soap.

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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.

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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.


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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 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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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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By Elena Aguilar

Check out these six book suggestions for refueling your mind, body, and heart.

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By Monica Burns

Whether it's remote guest readers, digital exit slips, or responses in text and drawing, technology can personalize the read-aloud experience for every student in class.

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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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