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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.

Quality Instruction + Differentiation: Beyond the Checklist

Differentiate instruction through PBL or UBD by personalizing the driving question, having students design their own outcomes, and using the need to know process.

Differentiation Is Just Too Difficult: Myth-Busting DI Part 3

Most teachers differentiate their instruction intuitively because not all students are the same. For those willing to commit to DI, the next step is intentional differentiation.

50+ Tools for Differentiating Instruction Through Social Media

Social media can enhance differentiated instruction if the tools are selected with a careful eye on individual students' readiness, interests, and learning profiles.

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.

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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Bridging the ADHD Gap

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Tools for Teaching: Managing a Large Class Size

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Starbucks: A Model for the Future of Teaching

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Capture the Learning: Crafting the Maker Mindset

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Common Sense: An Overview of Integrated Studies
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Common Sense: An Overview of Integrated Studies

More collaboration, critical thinking, and knowledge retention are the fruits of an integrated curriculum.

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Pixar's Randy Nelson on the Collaborative Age
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Randy Nelson on Learning and Working in the Collaborative Age

Pixar University's former dean Randy Nelson explains what schools must do to prepare students for jobs in new media.

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The Sound of Learning: Albano Berberi
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The Sound of Learning: Albano Berberi

Assistive technology helps a blind computer science student and devoted gamer pursue his passions.

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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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Teaching Non-Traditional Learners

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

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What Is Personalization, Really?

Personalized learning means student agency, defining curriculum by real-life skills, defining learning expectations, encouraging self-knowledge, and teachers getting to know their students as people.

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Innovation: Significant Positive Change

Educational innovation means finding new, positive, impactful ways to rethink roles and responsibilities, create meaningful learning opportunities, and enable students to untangle complexity.

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Instruments of Learning: Music Students Take -- and Make -- Notes
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Instruments of Learning: Music Students Take -- and Make -- Notes

In Bay Shore, New York, technology tools help students understand music theory and compose pieces of their own.

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Olympic Gold in the Classroom: RTI

Blogger Ben Johnson creates an analogy between swimming the backstroke and the academic intervention program, RTI.

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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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