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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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Learning the Physics of Skateboarding Engages Kids in Science

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The Tech Detectives: Students Take Ownership of Technology

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Children Create the Playground of Their Dreams

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Homework Can No Longer Be Nightmare for Children

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Building Community Partnerships: Resource Roundup

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The Tech Detectives: Students Take Ownership of Technology

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Lesson 7: Programs and Operation

Take a behind-the-scenes look at the ins and outs of running an AfterZone.

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Lesson 6: Grant Distribution

Learn how PASA and its partners allocate grants to different program providers for running a community campus system.

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Lesson 5: Organization and Staffing

See the organizational structure for running an after-school AfterZone program.

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Lesson 4: Student Assessment and Tracking

Evaluation tools and techniques help after-school programs run smoothly and effectively.

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Lesson 5: Teaching Directions, Maps, and Coordinates

Give students a lesson in navigation -- from the points of the compass to GPS mapping.

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Lesson 3: Developing Standards

Find quality-control measurements for building successful after-school programs.

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Lesson 2: Resources and Funding

Learn how to obtain resources and funding for after-school programs.

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How Building a Car Can Drive Deeper Learning (Is School Enough? Series)
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How Building a Car Can Drive Deeper Learning

Math used to be a struggle for 14-year-old Kathryn, until she fell in love with cars and started a hands-on project to build her own. Now the math matters and makes sense, and a whole new world of learning has opened up for her.

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Career Technical Classes: Preparing Tomorrow's Skilled Professionals

Learning trade skills without losing sight of college.

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Digital Youth Portrait: Dylan
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Digital Youth Portrait: Dylan

Through his Green Your Lives initiative and a ThinkQuest Web site collaboration, this 13-year-old shows us how he uses tech to improve his community and the world.

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

Wrap up the curriculum with a primer on field analysis.

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David N. Cicilline, Mayor

Learn more about PASA program participants.

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More After-School Models

WINGS for Kids is just one model of innovative uses of the after-school hours.

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Web-Design Competition Sparks International Collaboration
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Web-Design Competition Sparks Collaboration

Students ages 9-19 from around the globe work in teams and communicate via Web 2.0 technologies to build educational Web sites for the ThinkQuest contest.

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