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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 locating the right tool and building data collection into your routine, you can easily have the formative assessment data you need for responding to student understanding.
In the hard work of education, we need to seek out inspiration and hope and fuel our reserves.
Six key rules for student engagement include making it meaningful, fostering efficacy, autonomy support, collaborative learning, establishing positive teacher-student relationships, and mastery orientations.
Lisa Johnson December 11, 2015
Students love new technology but need guidance in using it effectively. You can help by discovering and modeling the apps themselves, project delivery, and workflow.
William Parrett and Kathleen Budge December 10, 2015
Schools can address poverty through teaching social justice, offering equal academic opportunities, and discreetly providing school supplies, snacks, clothes, and other basic necessities.
Honoring student voice is really about empowering students -- and is really a question of how much power adults are willing to give up.
Donna Wilson, Ph.D. December 9, 2015
Optimism and pessimism are somewhat predetermined by genetics, but we can influence positive outcomes by helping students take charge of their thoughts, feelings, and brain chemistry.

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