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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

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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A checklist of essential qualities for career academies in Edutopia's "Schools That Work" series.

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At Bravo High School Where Students Go After Graduation 49.8% Four-year College56.9% Community College1.5% Military1.7% Vocational School

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How a Longer School Day Can Improve Academics
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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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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How the South Carolina elementary school secured an eye-popping set of technology tools.

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A whole-school focus on a specific profession helps make amazing partnerships possible.

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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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Yes Prep North Central | Grades 6-12

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

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