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WHAT WORKS IN EDUCATION The George Lucas Educational Foundation
By Brian Crosby

Young people from all over the world are invited to participate as students in Nevada build and launch a stratospheric STEM learning platform.

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By Melissa Seideman

Along with teaching students the required content, PBL teaches them skills such as critical thinking, collaboration, and accountability, self-regulation, and reflection.

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By Maurice Elias

Check out three ways educators can strive to bring more equity to the profession -- and to the schools where they work.

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By Johanna Rauhala

Through refocusing, clarifying instructions, and affirming progress, you can have a rich, deep impact on short- and long-term engagement one student at a time.

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By Vicki Davis @coolcatteacher

An electronic portfolio can helping students reflect on their learning, organize and share their products, and maintain a record of their accomplishments for the future.

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By Ainissa Ramirez @ainissaramirez

Origami, the ancient art of paper folding, has applications in the modern-day classroom for teaching geometry, thinking skills, fractions, problem solving, and fun science.

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By Ben Johnson

School leaders and administrators: Check out these suggestions for supporting growth and development in the teachers you lead.

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By Johanna Rauhala

To recover from your worst day of teaching, cry on a friendly shoulder, breathe, plan for community, prioritize, get perspective -- and please don't quit!

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By Dr. Allen Mendler

Improve trust and communication with difficult students by expressing gratitude, using encouraging statements, and treating them in the same way you treat your best students.

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By Tracy Collins

Here are six challenges and solutions, based on task simplicity and clear instruction, for helping students with ADHD develop their essay-writing skills.

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By Michael Gervais

Whatever grade you teach, your students will notice the messages you send them, the assumptions you make about them, and your expectations about their learning.

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By Hunter Maats and Katie O'Brien

Students learn better when their "thinking" includes thinking about the material plus how to dig in, break it apart, understand it, and build on that.

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New Teachers
Why Math?

By Karim Ani

Make math meaningful by using numeracy to frame the economic, public policy, and global issues that your students are likely to face as adults.

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By David Cutler

Inspired by his colleagues, one teacher learned to differentiate instruction, foster a flexible learning environment, avoid harshly penalizing failure, and encourage problem solving and innovation.

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