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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.

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

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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.

2 470 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 1,369 views

An Interview with Arne Duncan

President Obama's secretary of education was formerly the CEO of Chicago Public Schools. In this interview, he discusses his strategy for reforming the city's school district and his passion for after-school programs.

8 1,500 views

Taking the Lead: An Interview with Larry Rosenstock

High Tech High's founding principal and CEO speaks about its innovative teaching and learning model.

4 6,061 views

Transformed by Technology at High Tech High

A network of K-12 public charter schools uses rigorous projects and online portfolio assessments to revolutionize learning.

11 12,049 views

High Tech, Higher Learning: A School Grows Its Own Teachers

High Tech High in San Diego has its own master's plan for developing the educators it needs.

4 1,817 views

Team Teaching: Two Teachers, Three Subjects, One Project

A pair of educators are sanguine about their art, biology, and multimedia program.

4 3,800 views

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Masterful Teacher: Jonathan Winn Makes Calculus Cool

Jonathan Winn, San Diego's 2011 High School Teacher of the Year, has developed a high voltage classroom atmosphere that inspires students to get excited about math and excel at AP calculus.

5 3,488 views

The Geo-Literacy Project: Students Use Technology to Explore Their World

Teacher Eva La Mar's third graders become historians, writers, and videographers as they explore the geography and geology of their community.

14 1 3,458 views

After-School Social and Emotional Learning Gives Kids Wings

This program in South Carolina teaches elementary school children skills for success in school and life.

3,458 views

A New Day for Learning: Expanding the Educational Experience

An overview of how after-school and summer programs engage community partners to extend the learning day and year.

5 2 3,438 views

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 3,433 views

YES Prep Cultivates a Culture of Achievement

A supportive and caring environment underpins a strict discipline program.

3 3,295 views

Replicating Another School's Success: One Teacher's Story

Once a traditional lecture-style teacher, Michelle Underwood's science classroom now hums with the energy of students absorbed in collaborative learning projects.

3 1 3,244 views

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