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WHAT WORKS IN EDUCATION The George Lucas Educational Foundation

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Article 6 Scaffolding Strategies to Use with Your Students 370,445 28
Article 5 Powerful Questions Teachers Can Ask Students 260,762 45
Article 5 Powerful Questions Teachers Can Ask Students 260,762 45
Article 5 Powerful Questions Teachers Can Ask Students 260,762 45
Article 5 Powerful Questions Teachers Can Ask Students 260,762 45
Article Kids Speak Out on Student Engagement 214,564 54
Article Kids Speak Out on Student Engagement 214,564 54
Article Kids Speak Out on Student Engagement 214,564 54
Article Twenty Ideas for Engaging Projects 185,655 15
Article 8 Tips and Tricks to Redesign Your Classroom 158,206 27
Article 8 Tips and Tricks to Redesign Your Classroom 158,206 27
Article Dipsticks: Efficient Ways to Check for Understanding 154,248 26
Article Bell Ringer Exercises 94,700 25
Article Bell Ringer Exercises 94,700 25
Article Bell Ringer Exercises 94,700 25
Article Parents: 19 Meaningful Questions You Should Ask Your Child's Teacher 77,124 15
Page A Word from George Lucas: Edutopia's Role in Education 64,542 12
Article The Lowdown on Longhand: How Writing by Hand Benefits the Brain 48,649 24
Article The Lowdown on Longhand: How Writing by Hand Benefits the Brain 48,649 24
Discussion Thank You Letters to Teachers 40,435 8
Article You Only Get One "First Day of School" 33,520 40
Article You Only Get One "First Day of School" 33,520 40
Article Modifying the Flipped Classroom: The "In-Class" Version 32,559 36
Quiz Multiple Intelligences Self Assessment 29,102 9
Quiz Multiple Intelligences Self Assessment 29,102 9
Quiz Multiple Intelligences Self Assessment 29,102 9
Quiz Multiple Intelligences Self Assessment 29,102 9
Quiz Multiple Intelligences Self Assessment 29,102 9
Quiz Multiple Intelligences Self Assessment 29,102 9
Quiz Multiple Intelligences Self Assessment 29,102 9
Quiz Multiple Intelligences Self Assessment 29,102 9
Quiz Multiple Intelligences Self Assessment 29,102 9
Quiz Multiple Intelligences Self Assessment 29,102 9
Quiz Multiple Intelligences Self Assessment 29,102 9
Quiz Multiple Intelligences Self Assessment 29,102 9
Quiz Multiple Intelligences Self Assessment 29,102 9
Article "What Did You Call Me?" – How to Remember Students’ Names 28,665 14
Article "What Did You Call Me?" – How to Remember Students’ Names 28,665 14
Article "What Did You Call Me?" – How to Remember Students’ Names 28,665 14
Article "What Did You Call Me?" – How to Remember Students’ Names 28,665 14
Article Back to School: A Surefire Strategy for Building Classroom Community 26,130 17
Article Tools for Teaching: Developing Active Readers 25,836 11
Article Making Friends With Failure 23,723 22
Article Use Music to Develop Kids' Skills and Character 23,723 63
Article New Study: Engage Kids with 7x the Effect 23,099 2
Article Great Tech Expectations: What Should Elementary Students Be Able to Do and When? 21,322 31
Article Teachers: Preparing for Your Best Year Ever 20,746 13
Article Helping Students Start the Year with a Positive Mindset 19,522 5
Article Resources & Downloads for Meditation in Schools 19,113 1
Article Rethinking Difficult Parents 18,729 6
Article New Classroom Questioning Techniques for the Best Year Ever 15,346 3
Discussion The Dos and Don'ts of Classroom Management: Your 25 Best Tips 14,029 4
Discussion The Dos and Don'ts of Classroom Management: Your 25 Best Tips 14,029 4
Article Infographic: Meditation in Schools Across America 13,350 25
Article Infographic: Meditation in Schools Across America 13,350 25
Article Student Engagement: Resource Roundup 13,329 1
Article 3 Ways to Plan for Diverse Learners: What Teachers Do 12,182 19
Article 3 Ways to Plan for Diverse Learners: What Teachers Do 12,182 19
Article Best Resources for New Teachers 11,798 6
Article Parent Communication Toolbox 10,462 3
Article Parent Communication Toolbox 10,462 3
Article Parent Communication Toolbox 10,462 3
Article Travel Journals: Student-Created Textbooks 9,849 5
Article The Backchannel: Giving Every Student a Voice in the Blended Mobile Classroom 9,592 16
Article 4 Tools to Help You Go Paperless This Year 8,448 3
Article 4 Tools to Help You Go Paperless This Year 8,448 3
Article 4 Tools to Help You Go Paperless This Year 8,448 3
Article Financial Literacy: Making Sense of Dollars and Cents 8,345 26
Article Financial Literacy: Making Sense of Dollars and Cents 8,345 26
Article Financial Literacy: Making Sense of Dollars and Cents 8,345 26
Article One-Way and Two-Way Communication: Building Relationships in Online Programs 8,057 6
Article Learner Interest Matters: Strategies for Empowering Student Choice 7,320 1
Article How to Save Time by Reducing Email: 6 Strategies for Staying Afloat 6,906 7
Article How to Save Time by Reducing Email: 6 Strategies for Staying Afloat 6,906 7
Article 7 Great E-Books for Summer Reading on iPads 6,906 0
Article How to Save Time by Reducing Email: 6 Strategies for Staying Afloat 6,906 7
Article How to Save Time by Reducing Email: 6 Strategies for Staying Afloat 6,906 7
Article 7 Great E-Books for Summer Reading on iPads 6,906 0
Article Meeting the Needs of All Students: A First Step 6,513 5
Article Meeting the Needs of All Students: A First Step 6,513 5
Article How to Integrate Tech When It Keeps Changing 5,120 1
Article How to Design Right-Sized Challenges 5,096 1
Article SMART Goal Setting With Your Students 4,429 4
Article SMART Goal Setting With Your Students 4,429 4
Article SMART Goal Setting With Your Students 4,429 4
Article SMART Goal Setting With Your Students 4,429 4
Article Computer Science: The Future of Education 4,404 5
Article Creating a Welcoming and Intellectually Challenging Classroom 4,293 1
Article Five-Minute Film Festival: The Basics of Blended Learning 4,118 10
Article Five-Minute Film Festival: The Basics of Blended Learning 4,118 10
Article A Guide to Summer-Vacation Professional and Personal Development 3,927 2
Discussion Share Your Twitter Name Here... 3,927 234
Article Getting into the PBL Groove 3,734 3
Article Learning the Physics of Skateboarding Engages Kids in Science 3,640 22
Article Back to School: Teaching with Authenticity 3,352 6
Discussion Share your crowdfunding projects with us! (DonorsChoose, Kickstarter, Indiegogo, and others.) 3,256 186
Discussion Share your crowdfunding projects with us! (DonorsChoose, Kickstarter, Indiegogo, and others.) 3,256 186
Article Five-Minute Film Festival: Are We Addicted to Technology? 2,955 6
Discussion Start the Year Strong Sweepstakes 2,929 160
Discussion Start the Year Strong Sweepstakes 2,929 160
Discussion Start the Year Strong Sweepstakes 2,929 160
Discussion Start the Year Strong Sweepstakes 2,929 160
Discussion Start the Year Strong Sweepstakes 2,929 160
Discussion Start the Year Strong Sweepstakes 2,929 160
Discussion Start the Year Strong Sweepstakes 2,929 160
Discussion Start the Year Strong Sweepstakes 2,929 160
Discussion Start the Year Strong Sweepstakes 2,929 160
Article Deeper Learning: Why Cross-Curricular Teaching is Essential 2,852 7
Article A Checklist for Back to School Night 2,558 5
Article A Checklist for Back to School Night 2,558 5
Article A Checklist for Back to School Night 2,558 5
Article A Checklist for Back to School Night 2,558 5
Article A Checklist for Back to School Night 2,558 5
Article Auditory Awareness: Are Students Hearing the Lesson? 1,916 5
Article Auditory Awareness: Are Students Hearing the Lesson? 1,916 5
Article How Creative Writing Boosts Students Academically 1,720 4
Article How Creative Writing Boosts Students Academically 1,720 4
Article How Creative Writing Boosts Students Academically 1,720 4
Article How Creative Writing Boosts Students Academically 1,720 4
Article Teacher for Hire: Tips for Finding Summer Employment 1,344 1
Article How to Provide College Planning and Counseling Support to Students of Color 1,248 2
Article How to Provide College Planning and Counseling Support to Students of Color 1,248 2
Article Want to Take Over My Class? Be My Guest! 1,240 11
Article Want to Take Over My Class? Be My Guest! 1,240 11
Article Want to Take Over My Class? Be My Guest! 1,240 11
Article Want to Take Over My Class? Be My Guest! 1,240 11
Article Want to Take Over My Class? Be My Guest! 1,240 11
Article Want to Take Over My Class? Be My Guest! 1,240 11
Article Want to Take Over My Class? Be My Guest! 1,240 11
Article Want to Take Over My Class? Be My Guest! 1,240 11
Article Want to Take Over My Class? Be My Guest! 1,240 11
Article Want to Take Over My Class? Be My Guest! 1,240 11
Article Want to Take Over My Class? Be My Guest! 1,240 11
Discussion "I'm Done": Meaningful Work for Classroom Downtime 1,221 9
Discussion Extra Credit: Grade-Grubbing or Acts-of-Desperation? 1,158 9
Discussion Extra Credit: Grade-Grubbing or Acts-of-Desperation? 1,158 9
Discussion Extra Credit: Grade-Grubbing or Acts-of-Desperation? 1,158 9
Article Add Edutopia to Your Email Contacts 960 4
Discussion Do "Tough Teachers" Make Students Learn More? 869 11
Article Limiting Our Students Via Race, Class, and Gender 760 1
Discussion Supporting LGBT Students in Your School 643 3
Article Into the Wilderness: Expanding the Lives of Kids 553 5
Article Into the Wilderness: Expanding the Lives of Kids 553 5
Article Into the Wilderness: Expanding the Lives of Kids 553 5
Article Into the Wilderness: Expanding the Lives of Kids 553 5
Article Into the Wilderness: Expanding the Lives of Kids 553 5
Discussion What It's Like Leaving the Classroom 391 9
Discussion What It's Like Leaving the Classroom 391 9
Discussion Getting Organised for the Best Year Ever 280 8
Discussion Getting Organised for the Best Year Ever 280 8
Discussion What's Your Jam? 228 15
Discussion PBL in LA 146 8
Discussion 6 Must Know Keyboarding Exercises for Beginners 81 11
Discussion 6 Must Know Keyboarding Exercises for Beginners 81 11
Discussion 6 Must Know Keyboarding Exercises for Beginners 81 11
Discussion 6 Must Know Keyboarding Exercises for Beginners 81 11
Discussion 6 Must Know Keyboarding Exercises for Beginners 81 11
Discussion 6 Must Know Keyboarding Exercises for Beginners 81 11
Discussion 6 Must Know Keyboarding Exercises for Beginners 81 11
Discussion 6 Must Know Keyboarding Exercises for Beginners 81 11
Discussion 6 Must Know Keyboarding Exercises for Beginners 81 11
Discussion 6 Must Know Keyboarding Exercises for Beginners 81 11
Discussion Three (+1) Leadership Ingredients I'd Take To A Desert Isle 42 6
Discussion Three (+1) Leadership Ingredients I'd Take To A Desert Isle 42 6
Discussion Three (+1) Leadership Ingredients I'd Take To A Desert Isle 42 6
Discussion Three (+1) Leadership Ingredients I'd Take To A Desert Isle 42 6
Discussion Three (+1) Leadership Ingredients I'd Take To A Desert Isle 42 6
Discussion Three (+1) Leadership Ingredients I'd Take To A Desert Isle 42 6
Discussion Sharing Data with Students: Turning "Data-Driven" on its Head 32 14
Discussion Sharing Data with Students: Turning "Data-Driven" on its Head 32 14
Discussion Sharing Data with Students: Turning "Data-Driven" on its Head 32 14
Discussion Sharing Data with Students: Turning "Data-Driven" on its Head 32 14
Discussion Sharing Data with Students: Turning "Data-Driven" on its Head 32 14
Discussion Sharing Data with Students: Turning "Data-Driven" on its Head 32 14
Discussion Sharing Data with Students: Turning "Data-Driven" on its Head 32 14
Discussion Sharing Data with Students: Turning "Data-Driven" on its Head 32 14
Discussion Sharing Data with Students: Turning "Data-Driven" on its Head 32 14
Discussion Sharing Data with Students: Turning "Data-Driven" on its Head 32 14
Discussion Sharing Data with Students: Turning "Data-Driven" on its Head 32 14
Discussion Why Your Kid’s Grades Won’t Matter: Part One 31 7
Discussion My Inner Conflict with B.Y.O.D 27 10
Discussion My Inner Conflict with B.Y.O.D 27 10
Discussion My Inner Conflict with B.Y.O.D 27 10
Discussion My Inner Conflict with B.Y.O.D 27 10
Discussion My Inner Conflict with B.Y.O.D 27 10
Discussion My Inner Conflict with B.Y.O.D 27 10
Discussion My Inner Conflict with B.Y.O.D 27 10
Discussion My Inner Conflict with B.Y.O.D 27 10
Discussion My Inner Conflict with B.Y.O.D 27 10
Discussion My Inner Conflict with B.Y.O.D 27 10
Discussion How do YOU Learn Best? 26 7
Discussion How do YOU Learn Best? 26 7
Discussion How do YOU Learn Best? 26 7
Discussion How do YOU Learn Best? 26 7
Discussion How do YOU Learn Best? 26 7
Discussion How do YOU Learn Best? 26 7
Discussion How do YOU Learn Best? 26 7
Discussion ACT State Profile Reports: College Readiness 22 4
Discussion Project Management Methodology for the Primary School 22 4
Discussion Project Management Methodology for the Primary School 22 4
Discussion Teachers Need Support Around Social and Emotional Skills Too 22 3
Discussion ACT State Profile Reports: College Readiness 22 4
Discussion ACT State Profile Reports: College Readiness 22 4
Discussion Project Management Methodology for the Primary School 22 4
Discussion Teachers Need Support Around Social and Emotional Skills Too 22 3
Discussion Project Management Methodology for the Primary School 22 4
Discussion Teachers Need Support Around Social and Emotional Skills Too 22 3
Discussion ACT State Profile Reports: College Readiness 22 4
Discussion Data Walls 18 4
Discussion Technical Writing: Notes on notes amplify student ability 18 1
Discussion Multi-Interdisciplinary Creative Movement Secret Agent Spy Lesson 17 2
Discussion Classroom Transitions: Bring Your Ideas for How to Make Them Better for Students 16 6
Discussion Classroom Transitions: Bring Your Ideas for How to Make Them Better for Students 16 6
Discussion Classroom Transitions: Bring Your Ideas for How to Make Them Better for Students 16 6
Discussion Classroom Transitions: Bring Your Ideas for How to Make Them Better for Students 16 6
Discussion Classroom Transitions: Bring Your Ideas for How to Make Them Better for Students 16 6
Discussion Classroom Transitions: Bring Your Ideas for How to Make Them Better for Students 16 6
Discussion The Square Peg 14 3
Discussion The Square Peg 14 3
Discussion The Square Peg 14 3
Discussion The Square Peg 14 3
Discussion The Square Peg 14 3
Discussion Grading PBL 12 3
Discussion At risk students 12 4
Discussion Grading PBL 12 3
Discussion At risk students 12 4
Discussion At risk students 12 4
Discussion Grading PBL 12 3
Discussion At risk students 12 4
Discussion Using Technology to Foster Authentic Audiences 11 5
Discussion Using Technology to Foster Authentic Audiences 11 5
Discussion Using Technology to Foster Authentic Audiences 11 5
Discussion Using Technology to Foster Authentic Audiences 11 5
Discussion Using Technology to Foster Authentic Audiences 11 5
Discussion Should Students Have To Wear School Uniforms? 9 2
Discussion Should Students Have To Wear School Uniforms? 9 2
Discussion 4 iPhone and iPad Apps That Help to Learn Touch Typing 8 1
Discussion Please Help! 8 1
Discussion NATURAL HEROES: Six PBL Projects Aligned to Common Core 7 2
Discussion The Education System Needs More Money to be Effective 7 2
Discussion Aristotle, Maslow and Father O'Malley 7 1
Discussion NATURAL HEROES: Six PBL Projects Aligned to Common Core 7 2
Discussion The Education System Needs More Money to be Effective 7 2
Discussion 9 Tips to Support English Language Learners 6 2
Discussion 9 Tips to Support English Language Learners 6 2
Discussion Falar de educação em português 5 1
Discussion Ignore the IQ test: your level of intelligence is not fixed for life 1 3
Discussion Ignore the IQ test: your level of intelligence is not fixed for life 1 3
Discussion The school library (by any other name) 1 2
Discussion What are the Modeled Behaviors Children Learn from Teachers in the Classroom? 1 1
Discussion Ignore the IQ test: your level of intelligence is not fixed for life 1 3
Discussion The school library (by any other name) 1 2
Discussion Reading Programs and Technology - Partners or Enemies? 0 2
Discussion Reading Programs and Technology - Partners or Enemies? 0 2