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WHAT WORKS IN EDUCATION The George Lucas Educational Foundation

Team Teaching

Get ideas for working with another teacher in the same classroom or with the same group of students.

Deeper Learning: Why Cross-Curricular Teaching is Essential

Ben Johnson makes the case for cross-curricular teaching and how it leads to deeper learning.

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A Step-by-Step Guide to the Best Projects

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5 Strategies to Ensure Student Learning

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Collaborative Team Teaching: Challenges and Rewards

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Collaborative Team Teaching: Challenges and Rewards

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5 Strategies to Ensure Student Learning

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Teacher Development: Fueling Teachers to Go High-Tech

How one elementary school trains and supports its staff to blaze a new digital trail.

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Project Learning: Expeditions in Portland, Maine
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Project Learning: Expeditions in Portland, Maine

Project learning combined with 1-to-1 laptops creates a rich and rigorous environment for learning at a middle school and a high school in Portland, Maine.

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Anatomy of a Project: "Soil Superheroes"
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Anatomy of a Project: "Soil Superheroes"

Project Learning Assignment: Seventh graders work with community experts to advance their understanding of bacteria in the environment -- and then share their findings with the community at large.

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Principal Derek Pierce on Building Relationships Between Students and Teachers
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Principal Derek Pierce on Building Relationships Between Students and Teachers

How a Portland, Maine high school made human relationships the building blocks of high student achievement.

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Project Learning: Teachers Discuss the Daily Challenges
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Project Learning: Teachers Discuss the Daily Challenges

A team of eighth-grade teachers compares notes on the trials and rewards of working together on project-based "expeditionary" learning.

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Teacher-Training Coordinator David Grant Describes a Framework for Project Learning Success
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Teacher-Training Coordinator David Grant Describes a Framework for Project Learning Success

How King Middle School in Portland, Maine combines project learning and technology to build effective, authentic learning experiences.

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Project Learning: Sample Teacher Schedule for Middle School

Find out how the teachers at Helen King Middle School make room for collaboration and project planning.

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Germany Takes On Education Reform (Education Everywhere Series)
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Germany Takes On Education Reform (Education Everywhere Series)

When low scores on the 2000 PISA exams revealed the inequities in their education system, many German states began to make comprehensive efforts to improve it.

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Project Learning: Expeditions in Portland, Maine
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Project Learning: Expeditions in Portland, Maine

Project learning combined with 1-to-1 laptops creates a rich and rigorous environment for learning at a middle school and a high school in Portland, Maine.

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Team Teaching: How to Improve Each Other's Game
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Team Teaching: How to Improve Each Other's Game

Through video observation, collaborative planning, and candid, constructive criticism, California high school math teachers Mike Fauteux and Rose Zapata have struck upon a formula to improve their practice and increase student achievement.

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Innovative Teaching and Learning: Lessons from High Tech High's Founding Principal
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Taking the Lead: An Interview with Larry Rosenstock

High Tech High's founding principal and CEO speaks about its innovative teaching and learning model.

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Project Learning: Sample Teacher Schedule for Middle School

Find out how the teachers at Helen King Middle School make room for collaboration and project planning.

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The 21st-Century Socrates: How to Implement a Powerful Hybrid Classroom Model

Teachers John Suralik and Blake Wiggs teach at two schools 23 miles apart from each other. But by using Skype and the inner circle, outer circle model, they are bringing the a 21st century Socratic seminar to their classrooms, and increasing student...

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Principal Mike McCarthy Sustains a Culture of Collaboration
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Principal Mike McCarthy Sustains a Culture of Collaboration

At King Middle School in Portland, Maine, McCarthy transformed a culture of divisiveness and violence by committing to cooperation and innovation.

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