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WHAT WORKS IN EDUCATION The George Lucas Educational Foundation

Community Partnerships

Learn and share ideas about how to engage caring individuals, organizations, and businesses to help schools with resources, mentors, internships, and more.

Partner with Local Arts Organizations

Partnerships with local arts organizations can bring much-needed resources to your students without much cost, and can provide students with new outlets for creativity and ways to develop essential critical thinking and collaboration skills.

Room to Move: Shared Use Creates Opportunities for Physical Activity

Partnering with local government, schools can create safe community spaces where children enjoy outdoor physical activity. Here are five steps to make that a reality.

Building Community Partnerships: Resource Roundup

Explore examples and strategies for initiating and fostering successful business and community partnerships.

Using Entrepreneurship to Transform Student Work

Raleigh Werberger, a high school history and humanities teacher, describes a PBL unit that flipped a class from 'just good enough' to creating a working business model and seeking funds to launch a startup.

Public-Private Partnerships: The Real Future of Education

In the areas of STEM, digital literacy, and the Maker movement, an energetic groundswell of public-private partnership initiatives is not-so-quietly remaking the future of education.

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The Big List of Educational Grants and Resources

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Learning Expeditions: Rethinking Field Trips

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Partnership Pays Off for Business and Schools: Creating Future Scientists Together

An innovative, project-learning merge between corporate scientists and schools pays off.

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Working to Learn, Learning to Work: Let's Get Businesses to Better Support Our Schools

Businesses need to get involved with local schools to help students understand what will be expected of them professionally after graduation.

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Students Redesign a New Orleans School with a View...of Dignity

New Orleans students redesign a dilapidated school to be a place of beauty, dignity and respect.

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Week Five: Next Steps

Week Five of the Design Thinking for Educators workshop focuses on the question: How might we integrate design thinking into our daily practice?

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