George Lucas Educational Foundation
  • College Readiness

    Developing Effective Programming for High School Students and Families

    School counselors can organize events to help students feel comfortable preparing for college while also keeping parents and guardians informed.
    Lisa Carr
  • Classroom Management

    How to Create Classroom Agreements Using Poetry

    Teachers can use students’ input and artistic expression to generate class norms that support a positive, respectful learning environment.
  • New Teachers

    3 Rs for First-Year Teachers

    Good teaching is about more than lesson plans. Focusing on relationships, reflection, and resilience can help new teachers thrive.
  • Teacher Wellness

    3 Ways to Re-center Yourself

    Adding new resetting and relaxation techniques to coping tool kits now helps ensure that they’re at the ready when teachers need them most.
  • Administration & Leadership

    How Assistant Principals Can Influence School Climate

    Assistant principals are in a good position to build relationships with students, observe group dynamics, and prevent conflict before it starts.
  • Social & Emotional Learning (SEL)

    11 Picture Books to Help Young Students Manage Their Worries

    These engaging books and guided questions can help young learners manage back-to-school anxiety, as well as worries in general.
  • Administration & Leadership

    Shared Agreements for Working Together Benefit Teachers and Administrators

    Setting clear expectations for how school staff will interact with one another can improve the working environment for everyone.
  • New Teachers

    For New Teachers, 6 Principles to Remember This Year

    It won’t be easy, but if you prepare for turbulence and set reasonable goals, you’ll stay calmer and make progress in all the right places.
  • Social & Emotional Learning (SEL)

    How a Buddy Program Can Foster SEL

    Pairing young learners with older elementary and middle school students can boost social and emotional learning skills for both groups.
  • Administration & Leadership

    2 Ways New Administrators Can Plan Successful Transitions

    Two seasoned administrators share their insights about how to successfully begin a new leadership job.

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