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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.

By connecting the theme of sustainability across multiple disciplines, the teachers at Montpelier High School have built a robust, integrated teaching approach that engages students and creates community.

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An Introduction to Comprehensive Assessment

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

9 68 21,116 views

Multiple Intelligences Thrive in Smartville

At the Enota Multiple Intelligences Academy, in Gainesville, Georgia, students know exactly how they are smart.

10 18 78,629 views

An Introduction to Project-Based Learning

In this hands-on approach to teaching, students create schoolwork that demonstrates core subject knowledge.

41 262 128,299 views

Grand Slam: Performance Poetry Engages Students

Global Writes, a Bronx-based nonprofit, helps students reach new heights in literacy and life through live poetry competitions.

22 39,113 views

Music and Dance Drive Academic Achievement

Tucson, Arizona, elementary schools find success by infusing arts into every discipline.

25 120 12,966 views

After-School Mentors Matter at Citizen Schools

Through the Citizen Schools program, professionals team up with public schools to create an enhanced learning community after the school day ends.

2 4 505 views

An After-School Network Expands Learning Time

The Providence After School Alliance, or PASA, is a citywide program that has networked community programs to provide after-school and summer learning experiences for kids.

1 2 1,462 views

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Taking Class Outdoors with Environmental Education

The academic program at Minnesota's School for Environmental Studies was designed to promote project-based learning and a love for nature and wildlife.

18 48 5,205 views

Critical Thinking: A Path to College and Career

KIPP King Collegiate High School prepares its students for the rigors of college by challenging and empowering them with critical thinking skills.

5,100 views

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.

8 4,865 views

YES Prep Demonstrates Successful Team Teaching

Sixth and seventh-grade teachers pair up in the classroom to integrate their subjects.

3 4,671 views

Principal Mike McCarthy Sustains a Culture of Collaboration

At King Middle School in Portland, Maine, McCarthy transformed a culture of divisiveness and violence by committing to cooperation and innovation.

4 8 4,523 views

Science and History Lessons Come from Restoring Ancient Ponds

Students develop and manage their own projects with guidance from mentors in this coastal high school's community.

4 27 4,520 views

Team Teaching: How to Improve Each Other's Game

Through video observation, collaborative planning, and candid, constructive criticism, California high school math teachers Mike Fauteux and Rose Zapata have struck upon a formula to improve their practice and increase student achievement.

1 46 4,508 views

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