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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.

For Normal Park students, the entire community of Chattanooga, Tennessee -- from museums and cultural centers to local businesses and natural areas -- provides opportunities to make real-world connections to the curriculum.

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Academies Raise the Bar at a Comprehensive High School

Focusing on careers in green energy and manufacturing technology improves attendance and test scores at Laguna Creek High School in Elk Grove, California.

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A Magnet School Attracts Students to Careers in Health

Bravo Medical Magnet High School in Los Angeles offers internships in medical offices and advanced research labs where students can learn real-world skills.

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Animation as a Pathway to College and a Career

Students learn advanced computer programs, anatomy and teamwork by taking a series of animation classes at Sheldon High School in Elk Grove Unified School District, California.

1 21 3,681 views

A Big, Diverse California District Embraces Academies

Multiple pathways of career technical education lead to academic rigor and success on a district-wide level at Elk Grove Unified School District in California.

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University Teams Up with Local Schools to Advance Careers in Medicine

A commitment to serving the local community motivated the University of Southern California University Hospital and Keck Medical School to develop internships for students at Bravo Medical Magnet High School.

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Dea Flores Turns Video Games into a Winning Science Fair Project

Dea Flores travels across Los Angeles for a rigorous education at Bravo Medical Magnet High School.

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David Garibaldi: From Outlaw to International Hip Hop Artist

This successful performance artist credits his career pathway program for making high school relevant.

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Teaching Students to Work Together

Integrated curricula, team teaching, and technology tools have built up the academic achievement and self-esteem of these rural Louisiana middle school students.

6 6 10,458 views

Informal Learning: From STEM Clubs to Careers in Science

Follow Mariah's journey from informal learning as a kid with a passion for science to a young adult on a STEM career path.

169 10,457 views

Classroom Exercise Makes Learning Lively

Four techniques for mental clarity from fitness expert Joel Kirsch.

6 17 10,396 views

The Forum: Students Learn the Skill of Conflict Resolution

Seattle's AS-1 school offers an elective class where students from every grade come together to discuss and resolve their differences.

1 39 10,238 views

Establishing Real-World Connections in Projects (Keys to PBL Series Part 1)

Students are more engaged when learning relates directly to the world they live in. See how to extend your projects beyond the classroom walls.

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Using Exhibits as Assessment

Students at Normal Park Museum Magnet School create various types of museum-style exhibits to demonstrate their understanding of academic topics.

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Learning Beyond the Classroom Walls

Collaboration with local museums and community organizations offer Normal Park students real-world connections to the curriculum.

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