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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

Idaho Digital Learning Academy deploys online learning to expand course options, personalize instruction, and reduce costs.

Administrator Jeff Farden takes us on a ride through his workday and describes the unique demands of leadership for online learning.

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It takes a certain kind of educator to thrive as a full-time online teacher. Holly Mortimer describes how skills like responsiveness and flexibility are critical to create the best online learning experiences for students.

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The president and CEO of the International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL) explains why the time for virtual education is now.

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How to make virtual education work best.

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A South Carolina elementary school uses computers to engage students in a learning process, calibrated to their individual needs and abilities.

Educators use frequent formative assessments to determine the needs of each student at Forest Lake Elementary School.

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Yes Prep North Central | Grades 6-12

Bold ideas from YES Prep North Central, a successful Houston charter school.

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Yes Prep North Central | Grades 6-12

A focus on college preparation for all students helps get them to four-year schools.

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Edwards Middle School | Grades 6-8

Extended learning time allows students to work together in groups to improve their skills and gives them the opportunity to explore extracurricular areas of interest.

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A public middle school and high school in Whitfield County, Georgia show how to recreate the learning strategies of a renowned charter school in a traditional setting.

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Yes Prep North Central | Grades 6-12

Enroll students from working-class homes in a school with extraordinary teachers and administrators. Give them all a mission that will transform their lives. Then discover the astonishing success of Houston's Yes Prep North Central.

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The unique International Baccalaureate program sparks both admiration and controversy.

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