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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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Building Community Partnerships: Resource Roundup

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The Tech Detectives: Students Take Ownership of Technology

Blog posted Tue, 07/01/2014 - 14:53
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Implementing Expanded Learning Time: Six Factors for Success

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Build SF: Tips and Resources

Helpful hints from the Build San Francisco Institute on a variety of topics, including starting a program, assessing your program, and best practices for mentoring relationships.

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NatureMapping: Tips and Resources

Helpful hints from NatureMapping on a variety of topics, including starting a program, assessing your program, and best practices for mentoring relationships.

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Citizen Schools: Tips and Resources

Helpful hints from Citizen Schools on a variety of topics, including starting a program, securing funding, and best practices for mentoring relationships.

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The Providence After School Alliance (PASA): Tips and Resources

Helpful hints from the Providence After-School Alliance on a variety of topics, including starting a program, securing funding, and best practices for mentoring relationships.

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Students Master Digital Media Skills Teaching Tech to Older Adults

Digital media instructor Daphne Bradford turned an after-school technology enrichment program into a valuable lesson for retired community members.

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Fantastical Enlightenment for Elementary Students

Elementary students should be writing what they know, whether it's real or not.

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Social and Emotional Learning After-School Program Gives Kids Wings
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After-School Social and Emotional Learning Gives Kids Wings

This program in South Carolina teaches elementary school children skills for success in school and life.

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Digital Media Empower Youth
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Digital Media Empower Youth

Both in the classroom and in after-school pods, students learn to become critical creators in Chicago's Digital Youth Network. On Remix World, the program's social-networking site, participants share, critique, and discuss their work.

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Lesson 3: Tips for Lesson Planning from Citizen Schools

Start creating your lessons with these tips and activities.

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NatureMapping Takes Kids -- and Technology -- Outside and into Active Learning

A data-collection program brings real science to elementary schools -- and startles the professionals.

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Implementing Expanded Learning Time: Six Factors for Success

Amrita Sahni of Boston's Edwards Middle School outlines the steps taken to successfully implement their renowned Expanded Learning Time (ELT) program.

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Code Literacy: A 21st-Century Requirement

Media theorist, author and code evangelist Douglas Rushkoff makes a convincing argument for why today's and tomorrow's students must add computer programming to their toolkit.

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How to Build a Technology-Based Curriculum

Educators emphasize that infrastructure must precede innovation.

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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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