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WHAT WORKS IN EDUCATION The George Lucas Educational Foundation

Dropout Prevention

Learn about programs and share ideas to support at-risk students and keep all young people in school.

Middle School's Role in Dropout Prevention

Anne O'Brien shares research and resources for helping secondary students stay in school.

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Big Thinkers: Chris Dede on Scaling Success
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Big Thinkers: Chris Dede on Scaling Success

Chris Dede, Professor of Learning Technologies at Harvard's Graduate School of Education, describes the challenges of replicating successful educational programs.

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Big Thinkers on Education

Some of the most compelling visionaries in the world -- from Sir Ken Robinson to Jane Goodall to Martin Scorsese -- are focusing their attention on how to improve education. Get inspired by their big ideas.

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Teachers Shake Up Shakespeare with Digital Media

Rap and film bring the Bard's characters to life for high school students.

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Faces of CARE: Pat Gausepohl

The principal of a Kentucky middle school on making connections with social and emotional learning.

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Faces of CARE: Richard Little

The security monitor of a Louisville, Kentucky, elementary school on the wonders of social and emotional learning.

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Jefferson County Schools Set Out to Replicate CARE for Kids

The Louisville, Kentucky, school district is taking its initiative for social and emotional learning districtwide.

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Teach Shakespeare However You Want -- Just Keep His Language Alive

Where there's Will, there's a way . . . to teach. Any approach that brings students to Shakespeare is worth trying, but in the end, the lingo's the thing.

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At-Risk Students Make Multimedia

A team of college professors and K-12 teachers discovers how building video games can elevate student performance.

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An Interview with Arne Duncan
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An Interview with Arne Duncan

President Obama's secretary of education was formerly the CEO of Chicago Public Schools. In this interview, he discusses his strategy for reforming the city's school district and his passion for after-school programs.

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Animation as a Pathway to College and a Career
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Animation as a Pathway to College and a Career

Students learn advanced computer programs, anatomy and teamwork by taking a series of animation classes at Sheldon High School in Elk Grove Unified School District, California.

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A Statewide Approach: Helping Kids Stay in School

This Wisconsin program helps lower the high-school dropout rate while giving kids hope for their future.

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Academies Raise the Bar at a Comprehensive High School
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Academies Raise the Bar at a Comprehensive High School

Focusing on careers in green energy and manufacturing technology improves attendance and test scores at Laguna Creek High School in Elk Grove, California.

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Case Study: TEAMS Model School - Clark STEM Magnet in Glendale, CA

A case study showing how Clark STEM Magnet School is integrating STEM with arts and academics.

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Big Thinkers: Chris Dede on Scaling Success
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Big Thinkers: Chris Dede on Scaling Success

Chris Dede, Professor of Learning Technologies at Harvard's Graduate School of Education, describes the challenges of replicating successful educational programs.

16 2,460 views

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