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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.

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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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Five-Minute Film Festival: Fun Summer DIY Projects

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Flipped-Learning Toolkit: Let's Talk Tech

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How Making Robots Captivates Kids' Imaginations

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Flipped-Learning Toolkit: Let's Talk Tech

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How Making Robots Captivates Kids' Imaginations

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Five-Minute Film Festival: Fun Summer DIY Projects

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Students Take Action in the Community

Thousands of kids volunteer their time and energy to improve their schools and neighborhoods.

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Digital Youth Portrait: Cameron
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Digital Youth Portrait: Cameron

At school, at home, and on the road with his hockey team, Cameron experiments and innovates with his laptop, editing software, and a homemade green screen.

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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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Learning World Affairs Through Digital Media
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Learning World Affairs Through Digital Media

Global Kids uses digital media to foster civic participation and global awareness. In its Online Leadership Program, students make games, create animated movies, and produce videos that explore global issues.

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Digital Youth Portrait: Luis
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Digital Youth Portrait: Luis

This 18-year-old son of immigrants believes that digital technology is meant to be shared with his family and community.

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4-H Goes Digital
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4-H Goes Digital

The Tech Wizards after-school program uses technology to introduce Latino students to careers and educational pathways in science, technology, engineering, and math.

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Digital Youth Portrait: Sam
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Digital Youth Portrait: Sam

An avid gamer and video maker believes that digital media is her second life.

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An MBA for Kids: The Minnesota Business Academy

At this school, curriculum revolves around the workplace's demands for knowledge and critical-thinking skills.

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Alejandro Molina, AfterZone Coordinator

Learn more about PASA program participants.

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Third-Party Assessment of NatureMapping

All of the programs in our New Day for Learning, Part Two, series have undergone outside evaluation to either gauge their success, improve performance, or both.

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Troubleshooting Project-Implementation Hurdles

Use these tips to overcome potential resource and attitude barriers in implementing the golf-hole project.

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Diane Petersen, Teacher

Learn more about NatureMapping program participants.

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Lesson 4: How to Estimate Animal Size and Numbers at a Distance

Teach students about size-distance relationships and making group estimates.

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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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