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WHAT WORKS IN EDUCATION The George Lucas Educational Foundation

Learning Styles and Multiple Intelligences

Everyone learns in a unique way. Discover how to identify those ways and give students opportunities to pursue them.

How Learning Profiles Can Strengthen Your Teaching

Here's a heretical notion: learning profiles can actually benefit students. John McCarthy shares his tips.

Kinesthetic Learning: Moving Toward a New Model for Education

Kinesthetic learning, especially for middle school girls, connects the act of acquiring knowledge with physical movement, breaking through the barriers of self-image and perceived limitations.

Games Support Multiple Learning Styles

Andrew Miller looks at how gaming in the classroom can support visual, kinesthetic, auditory, and read/write learners.

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Motivation: The Overlooked Sixth Component of Reading

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3 Ways to Plan for Diverse Learners: What Teachers Do

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Mastering the Teaching Game

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Merging Career Tech with College Prep: Why We Chose These Schools

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How Learning Profiles Can Strengthen Your Teaching

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3 Ways to Plan for Diverse Learners: What Teachers Do

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Reading with Pictures: Serious Learning Through Comics

Edutopia blogger David Cutler shares his conversation with Josh Elder, creator of Reading With Pictures, about using comics as a strategy for engaging students to construct meaning while interacting with the pictures and text.

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Students Matter: 3 Steps for Effective Differentiated Instruction

Education consultant and guest blogger John McCarthy advocates for student-centered education via three strategies for differentiated instruction: knowing students' strengths, involving them in planning, and leveraging the strengths of fellow...

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How to Manage the Angry Birds on Your Project

Guest blogger Chris Hare focuses on communication, a critical element of PBL, through the lens of the Angry Birds game and proposes different strategies for working with red, orange, black and blue birds within your group.

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Cultivating the Habits of Self-Knowledge and Reflection

Edutopia blogger Terry Heick looks at the more frustrating aspects of student academic behavior, suggesting these are symptoms of an insecurity that can be treated by promoting self-awareness and metacognition.

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4 Tips to Build Student Confidence

Edutopia blogger Matt Levinson, recognizing that students get overwhelmed by unfamiliar material and choke up on assessments, offers four confidence-building strategies: verbalizing, brain dumps, non-linear thinking creativity.

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5 Assessment Forms That Promote Content Retention

Edutopia blogger Judy Willis, suggesting that effective assessment is built on students' strengths and interests, offers five forms of assessment that will help students retain content rather than forgetting material they no longer need.

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Multiple Intelligences Thrive in Smartville
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Multiple Intelligences Thrive in Smartville

At the Enota Multiple Intelligences Academy, in Gainesville, Georgia, students know exactly how they are smart.

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Elementary School Kids Show Their Multiple Intelligences

At this Georgia school, Howard Gardner's theory thrives -- and so do students.

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What Works for Differentiating Instruction in Elementary Schools

How you can start personalizing learning in 5 minutes, 5 days, 5 weeks, 5 months, and beyond.

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Waldorf-Inspired Public Schools Are on the Rise

Waldorf-inspired public schools are on the rise as parents seek relief from the high-stakes testing culture.

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The Writing Workshop: A Valuable Tool for Differentiation and Formative Assessment (Guest Blog)

The writing workshop is a valuable framework in which differentiated instruction, formative assessment, and composition theory can develop students' critical literacy. (Guest blogger: Jennifer Sharpe)

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Myth-Busting Differentiated Instruction: 3 Myths and 3 Truths

With delivery of instruction, one size does not fit all. John McCarthy launches his differentiated instruction series by busting three common myths about DI.

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