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WHAT WORKS IN EDUCATION The George Lucas Educational Foundation

Performance Assessment

How well did your students learn? Find alternative ways to assess what they know and what they can do through the creation of authentic products and performances.

A Defense of Deeper Learning: Watch What's Working, Part 3

Watch as one high school student is asked challenging questions from a panel as she defends her senior thesis and portfolio.

A Defense of Deeper Learning: Watch What's Working, Part 4

The case is made for teachers to work together to calibrate assignment or project criteria so that every student is judged by the same standards and the same level of rigor.

Deeper Learning: Performance Assessment and Authentic Audience

Shawn Cornally explores ways of making assessment relevant to students and more useful to teachers.

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From Worms to Wall Street: Projects Prompt Active, Authentic Learning

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What is "Authentic" Assessment?

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5 Strategies to Ensure Student Learning

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How Vital Are Career Assessment and Aptitude Tests?

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Reteach and Enrich: How to Make Time for Every Student

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Introducing the English Language Arts Common Core State Standards

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From Worms to Wall Street: Projects Prompt Active, Authentic Learning
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From Worms to Wall Street: Projects Prompt Active, Authentic Learning

You can't tear students at Newsome Park Elementary School away from their schoolwork when it involves in-depth investigations with real-world applications.

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Teacher-Development Overview: A Survey of Top Programs
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Teacher-Development Overview: A Survey of Top Programs

What happens in schools of education does make a difference in the classroom.

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Project-Based Learning at Clear View Charter Elementary School (Learn and Live)
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Learn & Live: Clear View Charter Elementary School

This school in Chula Vista, California, has been recognized for its innovative efforts to support the needs of its multilingual student population through the use of technology-enhanced project-based learning.

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Cultivating a Career in Film in a Texas Cinema Program
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Cinema Program: Cultivating a Career in Film

Students from the North East School of the Arts, in San Antonio, Texas, which shares a high school campus with the International School of the Americas, document a class trip to Zacatecas, Mexico, on video.

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An Old-School Coach Becomes a Facilitator for a Technology Class
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An Old-School Coach Becomes a Facilitator for EAST

A teacher finds new inspiration for a different way of teaching though the Environmental and Spatial Technology Initiative.

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