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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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The Four R's: Relationships in Twenty-First-Century Schools

Envision Schools embraces four principles to prepare students for success in college and careers. One of them is about building relationships.

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Using Today's Technology Tools to Study Yesterday's
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Using Today's Technology Tools to Study Yesterday's

A fifth-grade field trip from Ferryway School, near Boston, to the nation's oldest ironworks is captured with the latest tech.

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Make Project Planning a Collaborative Practice

A teacher's blog gets the word out about setting up project learning.

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Structure in Project-Based Learning: The Freedom to Learn Requires Planning

A PBL classroom is like a sports team, with just the same focus on preparation for performance.

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Teachers, Like Students, Learn by Doing: Project Learning at Envision Schools

Project-based-learning professional development at Envision Schools.

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High Expectations: Students Learn to Rise to the Occasion
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High Expectations: Students Learn to Rise to the Occasion

Through a focus on teamwork, individualized instruction, and ongoing assessment, this K-6 school is improving the achievement of minority and low-income students.

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Success Spoken Here: Preparing Citizens of the World
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Success Spoken Here: Preparing Citizens of the World

For more than 12 years, Seattle's John Stanford International School has been a model for international schools, immersing its elementary students in global awareness and achieving academically as well.

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Teacher Development: Learning a Cooperative Method of Teaching

Preparing teachers to work in a collaborative academy culture

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With Integrated Studies, a Classroom Becomes a Restaurant for a Day

A unit on eateries connects students with the community while teaching the basics.

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A Charter School Charts Success with a Quality-Control Initiative

The Teacher Advancement Program gains momentum: This extensive teacher-development plan includes performance-based bonuses.

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Improving Learning for All Students: A Multi-Tiered Approach
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Improving Learning for All Students: A Multi-Tiered Approach

At P. K. Yonge, using Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS) enables teachers to differentiate and provide each student the right level of instruction to succeed.

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School of the Future: Q&A with the Principals

John Fanning and Stacy Goldstein share insight on how you can implement an "authentic" assessment strategy at your school.

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Integrated Studies Research Review: Avoiding Pitfalls

Here are a few tips and caveats that will help you develop and implement effective integrated curricula.

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The Four R's: Relationships in Twenty-First-Century Schools

Envision Schools embraces four principles to prepare students for success in college and careers. One of them is about building relationships.

45 2 791 views

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