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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.

By exercising the "gratitude muscle" with a gratitude journal, students can harness positive thinking to increase their grades, goals, and quality of life.
A school leader shares his strategies for connecting his community via the school website, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, WeChat, and staff blogs.
Invite the school community to learn about coding, and show parents the critical magic of their children learning what makes the digital world run.
Ben Johnson November 14, 2014
Check out these homework myths one teacher debunked and the strategies he used to successfully engage his students in homework.
Incorporate deeper learning as you empower students to seek knowledge from many sources, use tools relevant to their lives, and embrace the lessons of failure.
Contemporary dystopian fiction, including The Handmaid's Tale and The Hunger Games, offers young people a mirror for their society's fears, flaws, shortcomings, and injustices.
How can we make the most of Maker education? Here's some suggestions from early adopters who are making the most of this promising movement.
Elena Aguilar November 13, 2014
Check out these tips and sage advice on how to guide a team of teachers and facilitate professional development.

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