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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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College and Career Ready: One Student's Story

Elena Aguilar shares how academics play only a part in college and career preparation.

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Creative Dissidents: Stop Shortchanging Talented Kids Who Challenge Us

Educator and columnist Mark Phillips explains how many at-risk kids are really just highly creative people who need a little guidance in adjusting to the system.

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Mathematics Education: A Way Forward

To engage students, put relevancy at the center of the curriculum rather than computations.

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Report from EduBloggerCon at ISTE11: Trends and Tools

News from this year includes student-centered narratives, open-source digital learning toolkits, flipped classrooms and more.

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Want Better Project-Based Learning? Use Social and Emotional Learning

Blogger Thom Markham argues that the soft skills of SEL will make students successful not only in PBL, but also in life.

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A Formula for Creating Successful Student-Run Service Learning Projects

An educator in Tampa, Florida shares insights on how she and one student started a movement to help others in their community.

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Finishing the School Year Strong

Larry Ferlazzo shares some great insights to help us step up rather than slack off at the end of the year.

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Early-Childhood Education Takes to the Outdoors

Kids in Waldkindergarten, also known as forest kindergarten, are building fires and braving the snow. And they're all the better for it.

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Mathematics Education: A Way Forward

To engage students, put relevancy at the center of the curriculum rather than computations.

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Teacher Development: Fueling Teachers to Go High-Tech

How one elementary school trains and supports its staff to blaze a new digital trail.

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Emotional Engagement in Education, Part One: Should Teachers Care About Student Apathy?

Projects that involve students in the real world, such as working to fight a deadly disease, do more than just teach facts.

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Art Works: Integrating Creativity in the Curriculum
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Art Works: Integrating Creativity in the Curriculum

At Boston Arts Academy, high student achievement is driven by infusing the rigorous college-prep program with visual arts, dance, theater and music.

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Waldorf Methods to Use in Your Classroom

Six tips to spice up the day.

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Want Better Project-Based Learning? Use Social and Emotional Learning

Blogger Thom Markham argues that the soft skills of SEL will make students successful not only in PBL, but also in life.

7 3 9,963 views

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