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WHAT WORKS IN EDUCATION The George Lucas Educational Foundation
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A Defense of Deeper Learning: Watch What's Working, Part 5

Learn about the advisory classes at Envision Schools where students talk about school or personal issues, work on action plans for tackling projects, and get help in a wide variety of areas.

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Innovative Education: A Look at Training Teachers in Kenya

Learn about Dignitas, a non-profit program that aims to empower communities in Kenya by offering training and resources to its educators in an effort to build on the strengths they already have.
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How to Design Right-Sized Challenges

Design student projects that hit the sweet spot -- relevant to real life, challenging enough to be interesting, and achievable for diverse learners.

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blog What Should "Gold Standard" PBL Include?

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Discussion Help me with this please! NASA Payload Balancing Challenge

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Back-to-School Resources for Parents

Find resources to help children begin school with a positive mindset, support their transition into a new school year, and prepare them for fall learning.

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Discussion Kindergarten Entry Date

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article 8 Weeks of Free Teacher Resources for Back to School

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blog The Power of the Positive Phone Call Home

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7 Questions to Ask Parents at the Beginning of the Year

Seven questions teachers can ask parents at the start of the year with the intention of building a partnership to support their child's learning.
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Avoiding Common Mistakes When Implementing SEL

Social and emotional learning expert Dr. Maurice Elias describes SEL implementation challenges and offers up suggestions for overcoming these common obstacles.

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Deeper Learning: Why Cross-Curricular Teaching is Essential

Deeper learning has some specific requirements, not the least of which is collaboration. Ben Johnson shares some tips to establish cross-curricular collaboration even in the most isolated of environments.
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article Resources on Engaging Student Voices

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Successful Math and Science Teacher Collaboration: The Administrator's Role

Want to improve collaboration between math and science teachers at your school? Here are four recommendations for administrators.

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blog Transparency: Bullying Redefined and Identified

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blog 8 Tips for Schools Interested in Restorative Justice

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Preparing for Cultural Diversity: Resources for Teachers

How can teachers prepare for diverse classrooms? There isn't a definitive answer, but there is a wealth of resources online. Here, blogger Matt Davis rounds up some helpful links for teachers.

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Teach Your Kids to Code: 6 Beginner's Resources for Parents

Blogger Matt Davis has collected some helpful resources parents can use to help their kids start learning about computer programming.

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