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WHAT WORKS IN EDUCATION The George Lucas Educational Foundation

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Explore videos that showcase evidence-based learning practices in K-12 schools, and see our core strategies and key topics in action.

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Learning STEM Skills by Designing Video Games

Texas 10-year-old Rhys uses Gamestar Mechanic to program and create worlds to play in, learning valuable skills in science, technology, engineering, and math along the way.

5 280 43,440 views

Building the Foundation to Transform a Public High School to PBL

Sammamish High School is in the midst of a five-year process to change from traditional teaching to an entirely problem-based curriculum. Follow the journey of the teachers, administrators, and students as they reinvent their school.

4 281 38,585 views

John Seely Brown on Motivating Learners (Big Thinkers Series)

Innovative thinker John Seely Brown, known for his ideas for merging digital culture and education, shares lessons educators can learn from surfers, gamers, and artists on how passion and competitive hunger can drive intrinsic motivation.

3 162 37,669 views

Real-World Internships Lead to College and Career Readiness

At MC2 STEM High School in Cleveland, Ohio, students are paired with industry mentors in order to learn science, technology, engineering, and math skills.

37 36,509 views

Nichole Pinkard on Digital Literacy (Big Thinkers Series)

The founder of Chicago's pioneering Digital Youth Network (DYN) describes how the organization empowers young people with critical digital literacy skills that make them academically and professionally competitive.

5 365 12,396 views

Teaching Students How to Make Global Impact

The John Stanford International School has been a model for developing global-awareness curricula. Now they’ve expanded their lessons to teach students how to take action to help others.

7 653 10,814 views

Student Voice: Experiencing Deeper Learning Through PBL

Although high school student Rahil had some academic struggles after immigrating from Fiji just a few years ago, he found opportunity and purpose in the project-based curriculum at Impact Academy.

2 106 13,156 views

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Germany Takes On Education Reform (Education Everywhere Series)

When low scores on the 2000 PISA exams revealed the inequities in their education system, many German states began to make comprehensive efforts to improve it.

3 140 21,393 views

Learning Partners: Co-Teaching With Community Experts

Inviting community members into the classroom to share their expertise can help bring lessons and learning to life for students.

216 21,343 views

Flipped-Learning Toolkit: Let's Talk Tech

Four content-creation tool categories -- screencasting, tablets, document cameras, and video cameras -- will help your students take flipped learning outside of the classroom.

5 1,500 20,993 views

Journey North: Children Practice Real Science by Monitoring Monarchs

Journey North involves thousands of students in monitoring migration patterns of butterflies and other species.

7 31 20,417 views

Anytime, Anywhere: Online Learning Shapes the Future

Schools and districts around the country are discovering the benefits of online learning: flexible scheduling, personalized learning, and expanded course offerings despite budget cuts.

3 202 20,397 views

Integrated Learning: Broadcasting and Social Studies

Engage history students with the challenge of creating and producing their own radio program to share their knowledge and ideas with a wide audience.

3 2,539 20,313 views

Elyse Eidman-Aadahl on Writing in the Digital Age (Big Thinkers Series)

Co-director of the National Writing Project Elyse Eidman-Aadahl describes how the craft of storytelling is evolving, as new digital tools and communications technologies enable connections for content creators around the globe.

4 300 20,211 views

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