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WHAT WORKS IN EDUCATION The George Lucas Educational Foundation

K-12 Education Tips & Strategies That Work

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You'll find practical classroom strategies and tips from real educators, as well as lesson ideas, personal stories, and innovative approaches to improving your teaching practice. If you have any thoughts or comments about these blogs, please don't hesitate to let us know.

Do you display words and use those words daily in class? Check out these five must dos for teaching vocabulary.
Terry Heick reflects on the many levels of giving that happen within our teaching practice, and considers how he can give more -- and more efficiently.
Increase the likelihood of successful results in your students by cultivating an attitude about life that relies on taking realistic, positive action.
Find a new dimension to maker education with an un-makerspace, a classroom set up for dismantling obsolete technology to investigate how it works.
Heather Wolpert-Gawron November 24, 2014
How using multiple modalities to teach can help you remember student names -- and the activities are Common Core aligned.
Suzie Boss November 21, 2014
Across the arc of a project -- from entry event to final presentation -- teachers can find opportunities to deepen students' literacy skills.
Vicki Davis @coolcatteacher November 21, 2014
Beyond knowing what someone likes and needs, the secret to a successful tech gift is understanding what devices they have and how they use them.
What books are looking forward to reading this winter break? You might like to add one of these to your list.
Nerds need gifts, too! How about a pen made of magnets, a Bluetooth cassette adapter, or a crust cutter that reduces your sandwich to Tetris pieces?

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