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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 Montpelier High School, community-based learning focuses on student interest to create internship opportunities that are designed to connect academic learning to the real world.

Examples That Work

Wings Program | Grades K-5

Best practices from WINGS for Kids, a carefully designed South Carolina program.

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Wings Program | Grades K-5

How South Carolina's WINGS for Kids aims to expand its program for teaching social and emotional skills to young children.

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Wings Program | Grades K-5

South Carolina's WINGS for Kids teaches crucial social and emotional skills to students facing serious life challenges.

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Wings Program | Grades K-5

South Carolina's WINGS for Kids uses fun activities and precise language to reinforce social and emotional lessons every day.

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Wings Program | Grades K-5

A South Carolina program pioneers a model for teaching social and emotional lessons to the neediest children after school.

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Wings Program | Grades K-5

A daily song reinforces social and emotional skills.

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Preparing teachers to work in a collaborative academy culture.

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Recess for High School Students
Montpelier High School | Grades 9-12

Last year, Montpelier High shifted its schedule to free up 15 minutes -- for recess. Teachers and students find they are more calm and focused, with a camaraderie that continues into the classroom.

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Clackamas High School | Grades 9-12

At Clackamas High School, green ideals infuse the curricula, the building, and, most importantly, the students.

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Arizona's Mesquite Elementary is one of the top-performing schools in the state but has one of the lowest per pupil budgets. Here’s how the school makes more out of less.

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How the South Carolina elementary school secured an eye-popping set of technology tools.

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A quick reference on the science behind virtual schooling.

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One Teacher's Take: How Holly Mortimer Took Her Teaching Career Online

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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