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WHAT WORKS IN EDUCATION The George Lucas Educational Foundation

Schools That Work| Case Study

Charles R. Drew Charter School

Grades PK-12 | Atlanta, GA

Giving Students a Real-World, Authentic Context to Their Learning

Charles R. Drew Charter School is building 21st-century skills in students using STEAM and project-based learning.
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What This School Is Achieving

Kids outside using a level to see if a cross bar is straight

Charles R. Drew Charter School, a PK-12 public charter in Atlanta, Georgia, uses STEAM, project-based learning, and intensive early intervention supports to engage all students in authentic, real-world learning.

  • 2016 Title 1 Reward School
  • 2015 Georgia STEM Elementary School of the Year
  • 5th year outperforming the state in reading, ELA, math, and science
Kids outside using a level to see if a cross bar is straight

How They Do It

Response to Intervention: Safe Spaces for Math and Literacy

Response to Intervention: Safe Spaces for Math and Literacy

At Charles R. Drew Charter School, the Literacy Center and Math Lab provide fun, engaging, and enriching interventions to help support students most in need.

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STEAM + Project-Based Learning: Real Solutions From Driving Questions

STEAM + Project-Based Learning: Real Solutions From Driving Questions

At Charles R. Drew Charter School, third-grade students use PBL to prepare for the next Snowpocalypse.

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Elementary Engineering: From Simple Machines to Life Skills

Elementary Engineering: From Simple Machines to Life Skills

At Charles R. Drew, educators use design thinking for teaching engineering concepts to elementary students.

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