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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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Children Create the Playground of Their Dreams

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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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Are Graduate Degrees a Thing of the Past?

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After the Cheering Stops

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On a Mission to Link the Body and Brain in Education -- One Push-up at a Time

Joel Kirsch is traveling across his county -- one push-up at a time -- to make a point about the importance of physical education in our schools.

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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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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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Timely Tips: News You Can Use in Your Classroom

These articles offer practical advice for responding to current events.

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A Fit Body Means a Fit Mind

Along with physical strength, a little exercise helps kids build brainpower.

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An After-School Network That Works
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An After-School Network Expands Learning Time

The Providence After School Alliance, or PASA, is a citywide program that has networked community programs to provide after-school and summer learning experiences for kids.

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Morning Yoga in Class Teaches Kids to Breathe

A second-grade class stretches to start the day at San Francisco's Dianne Feinstein Elementary School.

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Reflecting on Video Games, Learning and Nutrition

Activist principal Pam Howard talks about the successful nutritional outcome of health-focused gaming software.

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Timely Tips: News You Can Use in Your Classroom

These articles offer practical advice for responding to current events.

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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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An After-School Network That Works
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An After-School Network Expands Learning Time

The Providence After School Alliance, or PASA, is a citywide program that has networked community programs to provide after-school and summer learning experiences for kids.

1 1,701 views
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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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National Parks: Project-Based Learning in Our Most Important Places

Some examples of rich and rewarding learning opportunities offered in our national parks.

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Medora: A High School Sports Documentary That Transcends Its Genre

Edutopia blogger Mark Phillips reviews the high school basketball film 'Medora,' pointing to its lessons about persistence, community and economic fallout as custom-made teachable moments for social studies and humanities classrooms.

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