Facebook
Edutopia on Facebook
Twitter
Edutopia on Twitter
Google+
Edutopia on Google+
Pinterest
Edutopia on Pinterest Follow Me on Pinterest
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.

Discuss

Kinesthetic Learning: Moving Toward a New Model for Education

Last comment 2 days 17 hours ago
5 641 19,504 views

Lesson 5: Teaching Directions, Maps, and Coordinates

Last comment 2 weeks 3 days ago
1 2 49,470 views

Lesson 5: Teaching Directions, Maps, and Coordinates

Last comment 2 weeks 3 days ago
1 2 49,470 views

Garden-Based Learning

Wed, 03/18/2015 - 12:00
2 495 4,196 views

Kinesthetic Learning: Moving Toward a New Model for Education

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 10:09
5 641 19,504 views

Lesson 5: Teaching Directions, Maps, and Coordinates

Tue, 01/20/2009 - 21:23
1 2 49,470 views

Browse

article

Shop Classes Return -- with a 21st-Century Twist

Teaching life skills such as high tech welding could be one antidote to the economic crisis.

11 9 6,133 views
article

Up Front: Putting Public Education Back on Track -- Together

The time to retool our schools for the 21st century is now.

3 499 views
article

How to Create a Program That Gets Parents Involved

Regardless of their educational background, parents can help get their children off to college.

2 10 1,503 views
article

Obama's Education Goals Reflect Edutopia's

Discover coverage of programs that illustrate the president's emerging agenda for public schools.

1 1 589 views
Grand Slam: Performance Poetry Engages Students
video

Grand Slam: Performance Poetry Engages Students

Global Writes, a Bronx-based nonprofit, helps students reach new heights in literacy and life through live poetry competitions.

22 20,254 views
blog

Kids Learn About Culture and Caring for the Environment

Community leaders in Hawaii get involved in project learning to preserve both the indigenous culture and the ecosystem.

12 751 views
article

Why Arts Education Is Crucial, and Who's Doing It Best

Art and music are key to student development.

49 1,378 443,355 views

Pages

article

Lesson 7: How to Collect and Evaluate Observations in the Field

Wrap up the curriculum with a primer on field analysis.

1 2,253 views
article

An MBA for Kids: The Minnesota Business Academy

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

4 2 2,253 views
article

David N. Cicilline, Mayor

Learn more about PASA program participants.

2,225 views
article

Career Technical Classes: Preparing Tomorrow's Skilled Professionals

Learning trade skills without losing sight of college.

42 2,128 views
article

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

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

1 2,128 views
article

Lesson 5: How to Manage the Classroom from Citizen Schools

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

7 2,128 views
Personalized Learning at Chile's San Luis Beltrán School
video

It's Personal: Chile's San Luis Beltrán School

Students become responsible for their learning by setting their own pace at a school that educates parents as well as children.

7 4 2,128 views

Pages