Facebook
Edutopia on Facebook
Twitter
Edutopia on Twitter
Google+
Edutopia on Google+
Pinterest
Edutopia on Pinterest Follow Me on Pinterest
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.

How Teachers Can Help Girls Lead

Based on recent findings, a report offers three recommendations as to how teachers, schools, and districts can help close the gender leadership gap.

Creating Classrooms for Social Justice

Teach your students about making positive change in the world by connecting with them, discussing real-world problems and multiple perspectives, creating classroom community, and including authentic assessment.

Heteronormativity in Schools

Too many of us make assumptions about our students' sexuality identity. Here are six ways to help all students feel safe, respected, and welcome.

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.

Discuss

Five Ways to Get Girls into STEM

Last comment 2 weeks 2 days ago
9 1,466 6,736 views

Is Lecturing Culturally Biased?

Last comment 2 weeks 1 day ago
3 695 11,975 views

8 Myths That Undermine Educational Effectiveness

Last comment 5 days 15 hours ago
47 3,838 205,121 views

Race and Violence Should Be a School-Wide Subject

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 09:51
3 299 1,241 views

8 Myths That Undermine Educational Effectiveness

Thu, 05/29/2014 - 12:04
47 3,838 205,121 views

Makerspaces for Students With Special Needs

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 14:47
1 304 6,410 views

Browse

blog

Girls and Science: A Dream Deferred

Yale professor and science evangelist Ainissa Ramirez looks at how girls have been diverted from learning STEM subjects in the 20th century, and at how we need to recapture their interest.

5 366 2,609 views
blog

Deeper Learning Means Educational Equity in Urban Schools

Blogger Elena Aguilar talks about what it takes to provide all public school children access to deeper learning every day.

4 119 2,718 views
blog

Hall Talk: Is the Chicago Teachers Strike the ‘Super Bowl’ of Ed Reform?

A weekly roundup of education news from Edutopia. This week featuring the Chicago teachers strike, science learning and much, much more.

25 454 views
blog

Improving Academic Achievement for Disadvantaged Children

Blogger Maurice Elias emphasizes how social-emotional learning can improve academic achievement.

1 189 3,913 views
blog

Closing the Achievement Gap One Student at a Time

Poverty is a huge factor affecting the performance of our elementary students. Schools, districts and states with a high percentage of low-income families can reasonably cite poverty as one explanation for lower test scores or poor performance in...

19 141 3,695 views
blog

Yong Zhao: PBL Develops Students' Creative Confidence

Edutopia blogger Suzie Boss reports from the PBL World conference about the presentation by Yong Zhao, Associate Dean for Global Education at the University of Oregon College of Education, and author of Catching Up or Leading the Way.

2 351 4,348 views
blog

After Brown v. Board of Education

Blogger Anne O'Brien revisits the Brown decision and explores where schools stand today when it comes to diversity.

39 3,913 views

Pages

blog

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.

182 5,435 views
blog

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.

6 380 5,108 views
blog

Honors Classes: A Need for More Diversity

Blogger Heather Wolpert-Gawron proposes that schools work to break down societal stereotypes so that students themselves believe they have a place in honors classes.

33 257 5,108 views
blog

A Call to Action: Challenges Facing Global Youth

Blogger Suzie Boss proposes sharing the International Youth Foundation report with students, and using it to inform class discussions on global education and the current economic trends.

54 5,108 views
Innovative Teaching and Learning: Lessons from High Tech High's Founding Principal
video

Taking the Lead: An Interview with Larry Rosenstock

High Tech High's founding principal and CEO speaks about its innovative teaching and learning model.

4 36 5,000 views
blog

The Hole in the Wall Project and the Power of Self-Organized Learning

Sugata Mitra's Hole in the Wall project showed that children could teach themselves, and each other, how to use technology.

7 313 4,782 views
blog

Should We Be Concerned About an "App Gap"?

There is a growing disparity between those who have used apps on mobile devices and those who have not, writes blogger Audrey Watters, but what is the real impact?

6 176 4,782 views

Pages