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WHAT WORKS IN EDUCATION The George Lucas Educational Foundation

Edutopia's Schools That Work series highlights practices and case studies from K-12 schools and districts that are improving the way students learn.

Collaboration with local museums and community organizations offer Normal Park students real-world connections to the curriculum.

Examples That Work

Educators from The College Preparatory School in Oakland, California, have provided these resources and tools for collaborative learning.

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Collaborative math and discussion-based English help to promote deeper learning, critical thinking, and community at The College Preparatory School in Oakland, California.

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Encouraging students to reach out to each other to solve problems and share knowledge builds collaborative skills and leads to deeper learning at The College Preparatory School.

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Mc2 Stem High School | Grades 9-12

Integrated project-based learning and real-world internship experiences build the crucial link between academic achievement and future economic success.

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Mc2 Stem High School | Grades 9-12

Knowledge in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) can be the key to a successful future. Here's why a STEM education matters and how you can inspire students to pursue STEM careers.

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Mc2 Stem High School | Grades 9-12

At this STEM high school, integrated project-based learning and real-world internship experiences build the crucial link between academic achievement and future economic success.

Mc2 Stem High School | Grades 9-12

Here's how one school designs rigorous projects that blend STEM with other core subjects. See how this strategy might work for you.

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At one New Tech Network high school, strategies backed by research make project-based learning effective and engaging for teachers and students.

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Bates Middle School | Grades 6-8

Arts integration helps kids connect and feel safe on the bumpy road to learning.

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Martin Scorsese champions a visual-literacy curriculum, available free to teachers for use in middle school classrooms.

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Encouraging students to reach out to each other to solve problems and share knowledge builds collaborative skills and leads to deeper learning at The College Preparatory School.

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Mc2 Stem High School | Grades 9-12

Knowledge in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) can be the key to a successful future. Here's why a STEM education matters and how you can inspire students to pursue STEM careers.

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Responsive Classroom techniques, such as relationship-building morning meetings and engaging student-led activities, get students focused and ready to learn.

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Educators from Visitacion Valley Middle School, in San Francisco, have provided these samples and resources for you to use in your school.

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