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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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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 1,358 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 1,480 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 5,951 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 11,927 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 1,807 views

Team Teaching: Two Teachers, Three Subjects, One Project

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

4 3,761 views

The DNA of Learning: Teens Tackle Animal Poaching Through Genetics

Eleventh-grade biotechnology students use DNA barcoding to help save endangered African wildlife.

2 4,674 views

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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 3,349 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 3,343 views

Assistive Technology Makes a Difference for Lukas Bratcher

Thanks to some ingenious assistive technology, Spokane's Lukas Bratcher didn't let a birth condition stifle his passion for music. He played euphonium in his school's award-winning marching band from his wheelchair.

22 3,307 views

YES Prep Cultivates a Culture of Achievement

A supportive and caring environment underpins a strict discipline program.

3 3,244 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 4 3,183 views

Digital Media Empowers Kids to Create -- and Critique -- on Social Networks

Both in the classroom and in after-school pods, students learn to become critical creators in Chicago's Digital Youth Network. On Remix World, the program's social-networking site, participants share, critique, and discuss their work.

3 3,179 views

Ohayo, Portland: Using Foreign Language as a Bridge to Learning

A partial-immersion K-12 Japanese-language program teaches students that it's easy to make friends if you speak the same tongue.

3 3,171 views

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