George Lucas Educational Foundation
  • Social and Emotional Learning

    3 Ways to Support Students’ Emotional Well-Being During the Pandemic

    These research-backed strategies can help students feel connected during a time of physical isolation.
    Christine Pitts
  • Online Learning

    Co-Teaching in Distance Learning

    A middle school English and special education teacher share how they meet the needs of all of their students—and the new practices they’ll bring back to the classroom.
    Sarah Kesty, Joshua Dye
  • Student Engagement

    Teacher-Created Videos for Remote Learning

    When Concourse Village Elementary in the Bronx had to close their school building due to Covid-19, principal Alexa Sorden and her staff pivoted quickly to deliver engaging lessons via video.
  • Literacy

    Using Comics to Teach the 4 Cs

    When students read comics or create their own, they have an opportunity to develop their creativity, critical thinking, and communication and collaboration skills.

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More Coronavirus Coverage
  • Mental Health

    A District Responds to Student Suicides

    After losing four students to suicide, a California district launches a comprehensive approach to suicide prevention.
  • Curriculum Planning

    Deepening Learning With Understanding by Design

    Learners benefit when teachers intentionally plan their units backward—starting with the desired outcome.
  • Classroom Management

    60-Second Strategy: Teacher Queue

    An easy, fair way to manage multiple students' needs when they’re working independently or in groups.
  • Social and Emotional Learning

    60-Second Strategy: Community Circles

    An opening and closing exercise where every student contributes is a way to ensure that they all feel seen and heard in the classroom.
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  • Environmental Education

    Making the Most of Compost

    Don’t throw that banana peel in the trash! Use a school compost bin to foster project-based learning across subjects and grade levels.
  • Communication Skills

    Learning to Interview Builds a Range of Communication Skills

    Tips from the PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs help students develop skills that are useful across the curriculum and in project-based learning—both now and when they are back in schools.
  • Project-Based Learning

    How Teachers Can Support PBL at Home

    Tips and projects that teachers can share with parents and caregivers to guide children in any grade through project-based learning—with or without technology.
  • Project-Based Learning

    3 Common PBL Problems—and Solutions

    Ideas for how to overcome issues that teachers new to project-based learning frequently encounter.