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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.

At P. K. Yonge Developmental Research School, integrating digital content with face-to-face learning has led to impressive gains in student achievement.

Examples That Work

Educators from High Tech High in San Diego, California, and the Whitfield Career Academy's 21st Century Learning Academy in Dalton, Georgia, have provided these resources for you to use in your own school.

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Replicating Another School's Success: One Teacher's Story

Once a traditional lecture-style teacher, Michelle Underwood's science classroom now hums with the energy of students absorbed in collaborative learning projects.

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Tips from a one-time skeptic turned teacher-leader.

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In their second year of shifting to High Tech High-style project-based learning, two Whitfield County Schools share their advice, and lessons they've learned through their efforts.

In their second year of shifting to High Tech High-style project-based learning, two Whitfield County Schools share their advice, and lessons they've learned through their efforts.

School Of The Future | Grades 6-8

This New York City middle and high school ensures that students learn how to think critically and are assessed in an authentic way.

Comprehensive Assessment: A New York City Success Story
School Of The Future | Grades 6-8

Through constant investment in the assessment process, both students and teachers strive for true learning at School of the Future, a 6-12 school in Manhattan.

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By giving every middle school student a new laptop, the state of Maine strapped new wings on project learning. For both teachers and students, the learning process has soared beyond the classroom.

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Edwards Middle School | Grades 6-8

Amrita Sahni of Boston's Edwards Middle School outlines the steps taken to successfully implement their renowned Expanded Learning Time (ELT) program.

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Yes Prep North Central | Grades 6-12

The school shares details about administration, school culture, professional development, and curriculum -- materials that you may adapt for your class or school.

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Success Spoken Here: Preparing Citizens of the World

For more than 12 years, Seattle's John Stanford International School has been a model for international schools, immersing its elementary students in global awareness and achieving academically as well.

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Technology Links Home to School

At Forest Lake Elementary, parents stay informed and participate in their child's education with assignment trackers, student blogs, and other online learning tools.

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Discover how K-12 students and teachers from across the country are using virtual technology to create enhancements to their learning experiences and new success in their lives.

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Violence and poverty were flooding the community. Stress and anxiety gripped the classrooms. Here’s how a bold schoolwide program of meditation turned the tide and made learning possible again.

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