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WHAT WORKS IN EDUCATION The George Lucas Educational Foundation

Diversity

Find resources to help build an inclusive school community for students from different cultural, socioeconomic, and linguistic backgrounds and for children with unique instructional needs.

Is Lecturing Culturally Biased?

Studies suggest that replacing the lecture-hall model with an active learning model can help close the achievement gap between students of different cultural backgrounds.

How To Teach Beyond Ferguson

For classroom discussions about charged issues, it's necessary to set ground rules, keep the conversation moving forward, and bring it back to the individual.

Preparing for Diversity: Resources for Teachers

How can teachers prepare for diverse classrooms? There isn't a definitive answer, but there is a wealth of resources online. Here, blogger Matt Davis rounds up some helpful links for teachers.

Silence is Not Golden: Speaking Up and Coming Out as a Teacher

Recalling his reaction to student hate messages, guest blogger Chris Friend considers how he could have reframed the incident as a teachable moment, and how 'coming out' can be a valuable model for identity issues.

How to Become a Socially Inclusive School

Dr. Maurice Elias offers up eight suggestions for creating a school that is more socially inclusive of special education students.

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Educate to Liberate: Build an Anti-Racist Classroom

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Helping Diverse Learners Succeed

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Welcoming Immigrant Students Into the Classroom

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Do's & Don'ts For Teaching English-Language Learners

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Using Project-Based Learning to Teach World Languages

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Equity in Education: Where to Begin?

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How to Teach Beyond Ferguson

For classroom discussions about charged issues, it's necessary to set ground rules, keep the conversation moving forward, and bring it back to the individual.

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Helping Diverse Learners Succeed

It's critical to understand the diverse learners in your classroom as people, and to share enough for them to understand you as a person.

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How Can We Avoid Limiting Our Students Via Race, Class, and Gender?

It's critical to keep bias out of the classroom, where no student deserves to be judged by his or her race, socioeconomic class, or gender.

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Rethinking Tolerance: Ensuring That All Students Belong

The key to creating a culture of acceptance begins with helping students articulate how they see themselves and the labels they give each other.

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Preparing Your Students for the Challenges of Tomorrow

Here are six ways to prepare students for their future, including the ability to collaborate, evaluate information accuracy, and make every day a learning experience.

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Preparing for Cultural Diversity: Resources for Teachers

How can teachers prepare for diverse classrooms? There isn't a definitive answer, but there is a wealth of resources online. Here, blogger Matt Davis rounds up some helpful links for teachers.

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Empathy: The Most Important Back-to-School Supply

Author and global ed advisor Homa Tavangar makes a case for why empathy is the most important back-to-school supply we can give our children.

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Preparing for Cultural Diversity: Resources for Teachers

How can teachers prepare for diverse classrooms? There isn't a definitive answer, but there is a wealth of resources online. Here, blogger Matt Davis rounds up some helpful links for teachers.

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My "Academy Awards" for Best Educational Documentaries

Edutopia blogger Mark Phillips, acknowledging the proliferation of education-themed documentaries, starts a new tradition: the Educational Documentary Academy Awards! Join the suspense and celebration as he reveals which films were his favorites and why.

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For Engaging Projects, Connect Learning to Students’ Lives

Blogger Suzie Boss highlights projects that link students' learning directly to their lives.

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Resources to Fight Bullying and Harassment at School

Discover websites, organizations, articles, planning guides, lesson plans, and other resources dedicated to preventing bullying and harassment.

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Rethinking Tolerance: Ensuring That All Students Belong

The key to creating a culture of acceptance begins with helping students articulate how they see themselves and the labels they give each other.

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How to Teach Beyond Ferguson

For classroom discussions about charged issues, it's necessary to set ground rules, keep the conversation moving forward, and bring it back to the individual.

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Creating a Positive Climate and Culture: How Inclusive Schools Promote SEL

Dr. Maurice Elias highlights schools where social, emotional learning and inclusive curriculum go hand-in-hand.

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