George Lucas Educational Foundation
  • Integrated Studies

    The Math All Around Us

    A middle school math teacher on how to make real-world math connections during field trips and interdisciplinary projects.
    Alessandra King
  • The Research Is In

    The Science of Drawing and Memory

    Want students to remember something? Ask them to draw it.
    Youki Terada
  • Literacy

    Teaching Students to Paraphrase

    Ideas for scaffolding paraphrasing so that students correctly learn this valuable but difficult-to-master skill.
  • Student Voice

    60-Second Strategy: Participation Cards

    A quick formative assessment tool also encourages all students—even shy ones—to participate in discussions.

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  • Literacy

    Motivating Students With Book Choice

    Letting students choose books to read helps them develop a sense of autonomy and ownership over their learning.
  • Social and Emotional Learning

    60-Second Strategy: Guided Meditation

    A short contemplative exercise can help students calm themselves and get ready to learn.
  • Learning Environments

    Can Flexible Classrooms Boost Student Achievement?

    The research suggests that flexibility and a sense of ownership make a real difference for students—but it's not the furniture at work.
  • Assistive Technology

    Say Hi to Milo, the Autism Robot

    Standing two feet tall and resembling a boy, Milo the robot is helping autistic students build social skills at a school in South Carolina.

Keeping Girls in STEM: 3 Barriers, 3 Solutions

Carly Berwick

  • Social and Emotional Learning

    3 Ways School Counselors Can Boost SEL

    Tips for student support professionals working to promote social and emotional learning at a middle or high school.
  • Brain-Based Learning

    Bringing the Science of Learning Into Classrooms

    Years of research prompt a group of scientists to ask whether we should rethink the way we do school.
  • School Climate

    The Power of Relationships in Schools

    Research shows that students who feel safe and supported by adults at school are better able to learn.
  • Social and Emotional Learning

    The Science of Learning and Development

    The research is clear: Strong relationships with educators help students develop the cognitive skills they need to learn and thrive.