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WHAT WORKS IN EDUCATION The George Lucas Educational Foundation

Physical Education

Explore and share tips, strategies, and resources for helping students develop physical fitness and health.
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Are Graduate Degrees a Thing of the Past?

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After the Cheering Stops

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Kinesthetic Learning: Moving Toward a New Model for Education

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Kinesthetic Learning: Moving Toward a New Model for Education

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Are Graduate Degrees a Thing of the Past?

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After the Cheering Stops

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Lessons from the Field: Teaching Foundational Life Skills Through Baseball

Kevin Christofora, President of the Woodstock Little League, makes a clear case for how the game of baseball is an opportunity for teaching children a number of foundational life skills.

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Mixed-Ability Dance: Helping Students with Special Needs Grow and Learn

Dance company founder Karen Peterson shares the inspiring benefits of inclusive dance education for students with disabilities.

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To Improve School Climate, Examine Recess

Jill Vialet, Founder and CEO of Playworks, presents research about the SEL benefits of school recess, and offers five steps toward improving school climate by improving what happens on the playground.

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After the Cheering Stops

Edutopia blogger Mark Phillips shares the sad story of a brilliant young athlete and urges us to raise the bar in preparing our teenage sports stars for their true glory days: the rest of their lives.

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Using Technology to Teach Health and Wellness

Blogger Mary Beth Hertz offers a selection of websites, games and apps that can help teach students about health and wellness.

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Telling Isn't Teaching: The Fine Art of Coaching

Blogger Richard L. Curwin compares coaching to teaching, and describes the benefits of modeling and repetitive practice over simply telling a student what to do.

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Social and Emotional Curriculum: Self-Reflection

In her Seven Doors to Happiness blog series, filmmaker Randy Taran opens Door Number Three to reveal techniques and positive outcomes for self-reflection..

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Using Music in the Elementary Classroom (Warning: It May Get Loud)

Classroom-tested song recommendations for a wide variety of activities -- from clean-up time, to art or free activities, to cursive writing.

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Schools Exercise Fresh Methods to Keep Kids Active

Roll over, dodgeball. Bold new activities put the fizz back in physical education.

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National Nutrition Month: Best Web Resources for Teachers

Blogger Matt Davis covers the best teaching resources for National Nutrition Month in March.

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Studies Emphasize the Importance of Childhood Play

Many would agree that play is important for the health and development of children, but just how critical is it? Blogger Suzie Boss explores several research studies that delve into the question.

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Telling Isn't Teaching: The Fine Art of Coaching

Blogger Richard L. Curwin compares coaching to teaching, and describes the benefits of modeling and repetitive practice over simply telling a student what to do.

8 6,951 views
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Social and Emotional Curriculum: Self-Reflection

In her Seven Doors to Happiness blog series, filmmaker Randy Taran opens Door Number Three to reveal techniques and positive outcomes for self-reflection..

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Children Create the Playground of Their Dreams

Seattle students design commanding castles and slithery slides, then watch their sketches come alive.

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