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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.

At P. K. Yonge Developmental Research School, integrating digital content with face-to-face learning has led to impressive gains in student achievement.

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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 1,825 views

Team Teaching: Two Teachers, Three Subjects, One Project

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

4 3,847 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 4,761 views

Adult-World Connections: An Internship with Real Impact for Rescuers

A high school intern improves emergency-helicopter communications for San Diego's police and fire departments.

1 460 views

Conquering Technophobia: A Classroom Veteran Warms to Digital Tools

In rural Freedom, Pennsylvania, a once-hesitant instructor is proving that even the old school can learn to use and love computers.

6 2,143 views

Smart Hearts: Social and Emotional Learning Overview (Spanish Translation)

In school districts from New Haven to Anchorage, social and emotional skills are being taught and assessed just like skills in math and reading. This Spanish-subtitled version of our video was produced for a conference keynote presentation in Spain.

2 2,211 views

Tricks of the Trade: Classroom Management Tips for Teachers (Video Playlist)

A compilation of short videos where educators share how to keep it all together in class.

2 1 29,595 views

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Cultivating Parent Engagement

A focus on family involvement is one reason for student success in the rigorous college-prep environment at YES Prep North Central in Houston, Texas.

1 3,270 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 3,263 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 1 3,239 views

Art Works: Integrating Creativity in the Curriculum

At Boston Arts Academy, high student achievement is driven by infusing the rigorous college-prep program with visual arts, dance, theater and music.

7 3,219 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 3,217 views

A Community Collaborates to Focus on Literacy for English Language Learners

C.P. Squires Elementary School harnesses parents, businesspeople, and retirees for academic and financial support and to staff after-school programs.

1 3,075 views

Learning to Care: A Night in the Global Village

In Perryville, Arkansas, Heifer International re-creates communities from developing countries so kids can experience firsthand how to survive in substandard living conditions.

33 3,037 views

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