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WHAT WORKS IN EDUCATION The George Lucas Educational Foundation

Education Equity

How can we ensure all students have equal access to opportunities, support, and the tools they need to succeed? Explore and share proven ways to make this happen.

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.

Teachers and Parents: Join the Fight for a Fair and Open Internet

Protecting the open Internet is really about, if we're honest, protecting one of the best things that there is about being young today.

Teaching for Justice: 10 Ways To Unravel Systemic Oppression

How do you confront any racial injustice at your school? How do you reflect on your own potential biases in the classroom? Explore ten tactics to help answer those questions.

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Helping Diverse Learners Succeed

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How to Engage Underperforming Students

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Innovative Education: A Look at Training Teachers in Kenya

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Limiting Our Students Via Race, Class, and Gender

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Helping Diverse Learners Succeed

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Strategies and Resources for Supporting English-Language Learners

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Supporting Student Resilience in the Classroom

Guest blogger Steve Gardiner, a high school English and journalism teacher, looks at the benefits of a resilient mindset and shows how, through modeling confidence and giving a sense of autonomy, teachers can foster student resilience.

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Teaching Students to Embrace Mistakes

Guest bloggers Hunter Maats and Katie O'Brien, teachers and authors, discuss the value of making mistakes and helping students adopt the mindset to view their mistakes as healthy challenges rather than crushing defeats.

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A Case for Student-Centered Learning

Edutopia blogger Bob Lenz shares Stanford findings that show deeper learning strategies and student-centered practices increase academic achievement.

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The American Promise to Our Young Students

Edutopia blogger Jose Vilson reflects on the film 'American Promise' and suggests that, to advance diversity in U.S. schools, we need regular gestures of support, involvement and check in with students from outside the cultural mainstream.

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The Digital Divide: Resource Roundup

The "digital divide" is still a critical issue in education and beyond. Here's a roundup of resources and organizations to help educators understand the changing landscape and find information about supporting all learners to develop digital and...

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UC Study: 5 Findings on College Success for Low-Income Youth

Blogger Bob Lenz shares how urban high schools can increase the number of low-income youth graduating and attending college.

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Addressing Chronic Absenteeism

Blogger Anne O'Brien shares both nationwide data for student chronic absence and ways schools and districts can work to decrease it.

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The Role of Mistakes in the Classroom

Journalist Alina Tugend finds that mistakes should not only be tolerated, but encouraged.

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Developing Students' Academic Vocabulary Helps Beat Achievement Gap

Blogger Ben Johnson shares strategies for developing students' academic vocabulary that help decrease the achievement gap.

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Teaching Elementary Students the Magic of Math
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Teaching Elementary Students the Magic of Math

An Oregon elementary school has improved test scores by integrating math across all subject areas and focusing on teacher training.

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Intervention for Failing Students: What Matters Most?

People, not programs, matter most when it comes to intervention for struggling students.

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High Expectations: Students Learn to Rise to the Occasion
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High Expectations: Students Learn to Rise to the Occasion

Through a focus on teamwork, individualized instruction, and ongoing assessment, this K-6 school is improving the achievement of minority and low-income students.

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Strategies and Resources for Supporting English-Language Learners

As the number of English-language learners grows, teachers must focus on the most essential content and most efficient delivery of instruction.

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Selling Social and Emotional Learning: An Interview with Daniel Goleman
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Selling SEL: An Interview with Daniel Goleman

The author of "Emotional Intelligence" speaks on the value of social and emotional learning.

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