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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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Class size: How does it affect learning?

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Limiting Our Students Via Race, Class, and Gender

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Helping Diverse Learners Succeed

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The Ratzel Room Daily: Encouraging Kids to Think About Science in the Real World

An interview with Marsha Ratzel, middle school earth science and social studies teacher who shares some innovative ideas for integrating Paper.li and Twitter to teach critical thinking and information literacy.

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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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Middle School Students Find Their Voice with Digital Cameras

Blogger Elena Aguilar describes how photography images can inspire struggling students to write.

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We Must Change the Narrative About Public Education: Guest Blog by Diane Ravitch

Education historian Diane Ravitch makes the case for changing the way we think and talk about public education

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How School-Based Health Care Can Contribute to Closing the Achievement Gap

Anne O’Brien explains how school-based clinics can contribute to closing the achievement gap.

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The Power of Comprehensive Assessment

Blogger and founder of Envision Schools Bob Lenz describes how the assessments at his schools are balanced by focusing on three aspects of learning: knowledge, application, and reflection.

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National Educational Technology Plan: Your Questions Answered

Blogger Audrey Watters demystifies the National Educational Technology Plan & the U.S. DOE answers your top five questions.

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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 media...

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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.

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The Graduates: Another Film That Shouldn't Be Missed

Edutopia blogger Mark Phillips shares why he's so inspired by The Graduates, an Independent Lens documentary for PBS about six Latino high school students and the odds they bravely face in order to graduate.

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Building on Robust Social Skills: The Cultural Assets of Young Mexican American Children

Margaret Bridges of the Institute of Human Development at UC Berkeley examines why young Mexican American children, long believed to begin school at a disadvantage, are actually starting out with advanced social-emotional skills.

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Guest Blogger: Equitable access to technology in education – can there ever be guarantees?

Guest blogger Berni Wall summarizes this week's fiery edchat topic: Equitable access to technology in education.

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Should We Engage in the Politics of Education?

Guest blogger Tim Furman summarizes this week's #edchat: How can we provide equal access to quality education for all?

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A Community Collaborates to Focus on Literacy for English Language Learners (ELL)
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A Community Collaborates to Focus on Literacy for English Language Learners

C.P. Squires Elementary School harnesses parents, businesspeople, and retirees for academic and financial support and to staff after-school programs.

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