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WHAT WORKS IN EDUCATION The George Lucas Educational Foundation

After-School Learning

Discover how activities and learning opportunities beyond the school day can make a difference for some kids.

Learning the Physics of Skateboarding Engages Kids in Science

Skate veteran and educator Bill Robertson, also known as "Dr. Skateboard," teaches students who might have otherwise fallen through the cracks about speed, velocity, and momentum at the local skate park.

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Rapping Math Teachers Bring It

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Flipped-Learning Toolkit: Let's Talk Tech

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Digital Youth Portrait: Cameron

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Digital Youth Portrait: Cameron

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Flipped-Learning Toolkit: Let's Talk Tech

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Rapping Math Teachers Bring It

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How To Scale School Success

Replicating successful programs can be challenging used in a different context. Chris Dede, Professor of Learning Technologies at Harvard's Graduate School of Education, and Microsoft’s US Partners in Learning’s Academic Program Manager Allyson Knox...

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Children Create the Playground of Their Dreams

Seattle students design commanding castles and slithery slides, then watch their sketches come alive.

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Guided Homework Help Goes Online

The New York Public Library's homework program pioneers ways to connect students with teachers after class is dismissed.

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Studies Emphasize the Importance of Childhood Play

Many would agree that play is important for the health and development of children, but just how critical is it? Blogger Suzie Boss explores several research studies that delve into the question.

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A Program Teaches Students What to Believe in the Digital World

The News Literacy Project helps secondary school students separate fact from fiction online.

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How Does Your School Garden Grow?

Campus gardening initiatives offer fertile ground for project learning.

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Extended-Day Learning = Quality Time for Students

Houston's charter school, YES Prep North Central, uses extra hours to prepare kids for college.

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Digital Youth Portrait: Nafiza
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Digital Youth Portrait: Nafiza

An active participant in New York City's Global Kids organization, Nafiza explores international issues through gaming and virtual worlds.

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Fourteen Million Kids, Unsupervised: Can After-School Programs Help?

Afterschool Alliance director Jodi Grant proposes a solution.

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Resources and Downloads from WINGS for Kids

Free tools, guidelines, and activities to help you bring social and emotional learning to children in grades K-6 in your after-school setting.

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Amelia's Daughters: A Legacy of Women in Flight

Guest blogger Cheryl Young remember the legacy of Amelia Earhart on her birthday.

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Internships Offer Meaningful Real-World Learning (Is School Enough? Series)
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Internships Offer Meaningful Real-World Learning

16-year-old Noah finds purpose and learns valuable career skills working at a nonprofit two full days a week, while protecting and restoring his local watershed. Internships with deep impact are a key element at his high school, San Diego Met, part of the Big...

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Lesson 5: How to Manage the Classroom from Citizen Schools

Take control of the classroom by assigning roles and setting up learning procedures.

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Scott Dunlap, Mentor

Learn more about Build SF program participants.

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