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WHAT WORKS IN EDUCATION The George Lucas Educational Foundation

Career and Technical Education

Provide students with pathways to postsecondary education and careers by integrating core academic knowledge with technical and occupational knowledge.

College and Career Ready: Soft Skills Are Crucial

21st-century schools need to teach an array of skills to develop college- and career-ready students.

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Merging Career Tech with College Prep: Why We Chose These Schools

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The Tech Detectives: Students Take Ownership of Technology

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Computer Science: The Future of Education

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Computer Science: The Future of Education

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Merging Career Tech with College Prep: Why We Chose These Schools

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The Tech Detectives: Students Take Ownership of Technology

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Deeper Learning Blog Carnival: Authentic Professional Development

In the part of the Deeper Learning Blog Carnival series, Gary Hochlander raises the question of how PD can emphasize real world applications and integrated curriculum.

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Lessons from Steve Jobs: How to Recover from Failure

Blogger Eric Brunsell reflects on how Steve Jobs turned his mistakes into spectacular opportunities.

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Student Internships: Building a Bigger Pipeline to STEM

Suzie Boss highlights how one internship program has allowed students to get a head start on careers in the health profession

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There is an "E" in STEM!

Eric Brunsell, Assistant Professor of Science Education, shares the three general principles for engineering education. Included is a vast list of resources on ways to weave engineering concepts into the classroom.

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Join the Movement to Transform Learning: A Guest Blog by George Lucas

George Lucas shares his thoughts on shining a spotlight on the most exciting classrooms, schools, and districts where innovations in teaching and learning are taking place.

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Duncan Joins Calls to Reinvent Career Technical Education

Secretary of Education Arne Duncan calls for increased rigor and relevance in career and technical education to boost college and career-readiness.

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Education Grants: Making College More Accessible to All Students

Bob Lenz, founder of several successful charter schools, tells how a recent grant will make college more accessible for kids at his schools, and other schools in the San Francisco area.

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David Garibaldi: From Outlaw to International Hip Hop Artist
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David Garibaldi: From Outlaw to International Hip Hop Artist

This successful performance artist credits his career pathway program for making high school relevant.

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The Build SF Institute's School-to-Career Program
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The Build SF Institute's School-to-Career Program

Architectural projects and internships integrate real-life math, science, design, and technology skills for San Francisco high school students.

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Classrooms Without Boundaries: Taking Education Outside in Hawaii

At the West Hawaii Explorations Academy, students learn through a project-based curriculum.

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How Technology Can Improve Post-Secondary Outcomes for Students with Autism

Author Dana Reinecke, Ph.D., discusses how technology can improve post-secondary outcomes for students with autism, increasing their access to jobs and education.

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Girls and Robotics

Edutopia blogger Mary Beth Hertz looks at what happens when girls build robots - and wonders why it doesn't happen more frequently.

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Good Day Sunshine: Students Rise to Solar-Car Challenge

One high school's new project-learning program is piquing students' interest in higher education and building their critical-thinking skills.

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School-to-Career: What You Can Do

Resources for those interested in school-to-career programs.

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