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WHAT WORKS IN EDUCATION The George Lucas Educational Foundation

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Explore our library of videos showcasing innovation and evidence-based learning practices in K-12 schools, and see our core strategies and key topics in action in real classrooms.

Well-designed project-based learning (PBL) has been shown to result in deeper learning and engaged, self-directed learners. Learn more about the five core elements of successful PBL.

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Getting an Early Start on Financial Literacy

A financial-literacy curriculum provides real-world context for learning and helps students directly connect school with their future goals.

3 12,277 views

James Paul Gee on Learning with Video Games

The gaming expert shares insights into why video games are such effective learning tools.

1 4 21,544 views

Singapore's 21st-Century Teaching Strategies (Education Everywhere Series)

By cultivating strong school leadership, committing to ongoing professional development, and exploring innovative models like its tech-infused Future Schools, Singapore has become one of the top-scoring countries on the PISA tests.

11 1 136,757 views

How Daily Meditation Improves Behavior

With levels of violence and poverty rising around them, San Francisco middle school students find social and emotional healing -- and a new readiness to learn -- in a bold program of daily meditation.

14 1 40,527 views

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Strategies to Make Learning Stick

1 1 31,288 views

How to Engage Underperforming Students

Guided by research, educators at Cochrane Collegiate have homed in on ten top teaching methods, and teachers receive weekly PD to help them implement the practices.

7 8 26,584 views

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Applying Math Skills to a Real-World Problem

Students in Eeva Reeder's geometry class design schools for 2050.

15 3 17,282 views

Behind the Scenes of "If I Knew Then" (Teacher Appreciation Video)

If you could write a letter to yourself on your first day of teaching, what words of encouragement and insight would you offer?

1 1 17,059 views

An Introduction to Comprehensive Assessment

Performance-based evaluation is a real-world improvement on the artificial measures of paper-and-pencil testing.

9 2 16,945 views

Building a Better School with Brain-Based Learning

Technology use, strategies based on brain research, and unique classroom environments for different learning styles give students an edge at Key Largo School in Florida.

16 3 16,893 views

Five Keys to Rigorous Project-Based Learning

Well-designed project-based learning (PBL) has been shown to result in deeper learning and engaged, self-directed learners. Learn more about the five core elements of successful PBL.

10 1 16,348 views

What is "Authentic" Assessment?

Educators at New York's School of the Future have enjoyed great success at teaching and assessing their students. Both efforts are squarely focused on student understanding of fundamental concepts and real-life learning. Making these efforts...

9 1 16,188 views

Schools Use Games for Learning and Assessment

Computer simulations are natural learning tools for a generation of video game players.

42 16,095 views

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