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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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How Does Your School Garden Grow?

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Flipped-Learning Toolkit: Let's Talk Tech

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Flipped-Learning Toolkit: Let's Talk Tech

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How Does Your School Garden Grow?

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Rapping Math Teachers Bring It

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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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Lesson 3: How to Build Golf Holes to Scale

Practice teamwork skills and estimation by having students lay out a life-size replica of their golf holes.

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Personalized Learning at Chile's San Luis Beltrán School
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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.

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Brian McDonough, Program Provider

Learn more about PASA program participants.

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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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After School Matters: Apprenticeships for Adolescents

A Chicago Public Schools program makes enrichment programs for teens meaningful.

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Around-the-Clock Learning: Extending the Definition of 'School'
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Around-the-Clock Learning: Extending the Definition of 'School'

Chicago's John Spry Community School goes beyond traditional hours on and off campus to foster student success.

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How After-School Programs Expand the Educational Experience
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A New Day for Learning: Expanding the Educational Experience

An overview of how after-school and summer programs engage community partners to extend the learning day and year.

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