George Lucas Educational Foundation
  • Teacher Collaboration

    How to Choose a Co-Teaching Model

    Knowing the pros and cons of the six models of co-teaching can help teachers determine which one is best for a given lesson.
    Sean Cassel
  • Student Voice

    Creating a Classroom Culture of Shared Ownership

    Getting buy-in from students at the outset encourages them to engage more deeply in their learning.
    Miriam Plotinsky
  • Literacy

    6 Ways to Make the Most of Classroom Movies

    A Twitter thread on how to elicit real learning from movies draws over 150 teachers—and produces some fantastic ideas.
  • Communication Skills

    Building Perspective Through Meaningful Discussion

    When they don’t shy away from talking about tough topics, students and teachers gain a deeper understanding of important issues—and each other.

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  • Learning Environments

    A Student-Driven Approach to Experiential Learning

    See how a Reggio Emilia–inspired elementary school in Australia fosters student interests to spark curiosity and joy in learning.
  • Teaching Strategies

    Inviting Participation With Thumbs-Up Responses

    A quick assessment strategy replaces raised hands, encouraging more students to contribute by accommodating their different processing needs.
  • Brain-Based Learning

    What’s Executive Function—and Why Does It Matter?

    The skills that make up executive function are better predictors of success than test scores, IQ, or socioeconomic status.
  • School Leadership

    A Public School Transitions to Montessori

    In rural South Carolina, a Title I school makes the leap to become a Montessori school.
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  • Teacher Development

    Writing as a Tool for Reflection

    Teachers can find a path to self-improvement by writing for just 10 minutes about key moments from their day.
  • New Teachers

    Supporting the New Teachers in the Building

    Teachers don’t need to be designated mentors to support and encourage the novices in nearby classrooms.
  • Education Equity

    Dispelling Myths Around Learning Disabilities

    One in five students struggle with learning or attention issues like autism, dyscalculia, or ADHD, yet only 17 percent of teachers feel prepared to support them, a new report finds.
  • Teacher Development

    6 Summer Reads for Teachers

    Six engaging books to inspire big-picture thinking on a range of topics from school culture to classroom instruction.