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WHAT WORKS IN EDUCATION The George Lucas Educational Foundation

Differentiated Instruction

Build lessons, develop teaching materials, and vary your approach so that all students, regardless of where they are starting from, can learn content effectively, according to their needs.

There's No Time to Differentiate: Myth-Busting DI, Part 2

Make time for differentiated instruction with small learning teams, daily formative assessments, and managed activities that differentiated content, process, and products.

15+ Readiness Resources for Driving Student Success

Students learn when ready, but not everyone reaches that point simultaneously. Discover resources to help meet the readiness needs of all your students.

3 Ways to Plan for Diverse Learners: What Teachers Do

Teachers aiming to differentiate learning in their classroom can focus on content, process, and product in giving students opportunities to grow and shine as individuals.

Defining Differentiated Instruction

Differentiating instruction for a struggling student can begin with using graphic organizers, offering alternative assignments, and providing extended work time.

Differentiated Instruction: Resource Roundup

In this collection of tools and advice from Edutopia and the Web, find resources to help you adjust instruction in response to diverse learner needs and interests.

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3 Ways to Plan for Diverse Learners: What Teachers Do

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Small, Safe Steps for Introducing Games to the Classroom

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Teaching History Outside the Box

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Ideas for higher readers!

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There's No Time to Differentiate: Myth-Busting DI, Part 2

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The New PE Runs on Fitness, Not Competition
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The New PE Runs on Fitness, Not Competition

Collaborative games, zip lining, and classroom aikido are part of a new physical education movement that makes kids smarter.

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Sir Ken Robinson on the Power of the Imaginative Mind (Part One)

The internationally renowned innovation consultant calls for transformation, not just reformation, of public education.

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Out of This World: Students Take an Eco-Friendly Field Trip to Mars
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Out of This World: Students Take an Eco-Friendly Field Trip to Mars

A focus on energy conservation brings the sciences to life in a art class at Redwood Middle School, in Napa, California.

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Teaching in the Key of Jocelyn: Challenging One-Size-Fits-All Education

Differentiated instruction can help all students succeed.

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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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Bank Street College of Education Empowers New Teachers
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Bank Street College of Education Empowers New Teachers

This old college is teaching aspiring educators new tricks, with a focus on experiential learning, classroom immersion, and mentoring.

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Five-Year-Olds Pilot Their Own Project Learning
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Five-Year-Olds Pilot Their Own Project-Based Learning

Student-driven projects, enhanced by technology, launch kindergartners on a journey of lifelong learning.

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Teaching Non-Traditional Learners

Blogger Suzie Boss interviews author Rebecca Skloot about the teachers who changed her life.

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Career Academies Transform a High School
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Learning on Purpose: Transforming a Good School into a Great School

Wall-to-wall career academies and a transition program for ninth graders have helped create an environment at this Texas high school in which rigorous, relevant education is the norm for all students.

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School of the Future: Q&A with the Principals

John Fanning and Stacy Goldstein share insight on how you can implement an "authentic" assessment strategy at your school.

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Why We Chose School of the Future

A checklist of essential qualities for schools and school districts profiled in Edutopia's Schools That Work.

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There's No Time to Differentiate: Myth-Busting DI, Part 2

Make time for differentiated instruction with small learning teams, daily formative assessments, and managed activities that differentiated content, process, and products.

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Academic Success for All Students: A Multi-Tiered Approach
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Academic Success for All Students: A Multi-Tiered Approach

At P. K. Yonge, using Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS) enables teachers to differentiate and provide each student the right level of instruction to succeed.

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Education on Demand at Virtual High School
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Virtual High School: Education on Demand

A pioneering effort of the Hudson School District and the Concord Consortium of Massachusetts allows students from around the world to schedule classes at their convenience in subjects not offered at their local school.

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