George Lucas Educational Foundation
  • Social & Emotional Learning (SEL)

    Fostering a Feeling of Security in Young Students

    Simple classroom tips for helping preschool and elementary students feel at ease and open to learning.
    Lauren Brukner
  • Research

    4 Ways to Fight Bias in Grading

    Unconscious bias may be unavoidable, but here’s how you can reduce its destructive impact.
  • Early Childhood Education

    Creating Learning Opportunities for Young Students Outside of Large Group Instruction

    Large group work can be overwhelming for some preschoolers, but they can get the benefits of this instruction other ways.
  • Creativity

    Using Open-Ended Materials to Spark Curiosity

    By designing learning experiences with a wide variety of loose parts, teachers make room for conversations—and relationships—to flourish.
  • New Teachers

    7 Attention-Getters to Use Instead of Raising Your Voice

    These visual and audio cues can help middle and high school teachers quickly get students back on track.
  • Administration & Leadership

    3 Ways to Encourage Experiential Learning at Your School

    School leaders can guide teachers to implement exciting learning opportunities for students across the curriculum.
  • Education Equity

    How to Support Girls in Forming a Positive Math Identity

    A look at one way high school math teachers can guide female students to overcome stereotypes and develop a positive sense of their math abilities.
  • Administration & Leadership

    3 Ways School Leaders Can Fight Burnout

    A middle school principal shares how she is getting through tough times by focusing on what really matters at her school.
  • Culturally Responsive Teaching

    Look Beyond the Struggle to Celebrate Black Achievement

    In addition to recognizing the civil rights movement, teachers can use Black History Month to call attention to the achievements of Black Americans in other areas.
  • Maker Education

    Encouraging Students to Take Creative Risks With Technology

    Middle school students can reprogram toys at maker events to develop a sense of the importance of persistence and problem-solving.

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