George Lucas Educational Foundation
  • Social and Emotional Learning

    Tips to Create a Warmer, More Engaging Online Classroom

    Your emotional state influences how well students learn. Here are tips to incorporate a restorative approach to your online teaching.
    Annie O'Shaughnessy
  • Teaching Strategies

    Teaching Young Students How to Use Multiple Sources

    Two literacy experts offer strategies for helping elementary and middle school students understand how to use and synthesize different sources for research.
    Laura Lee
  • Student Voice

    Student Photographers Document History During the Pandemic

    As the world closed down, a high school photography assignment captured the imaginations of students and teachers around the country.
  • Curriculum Planning

    Connecting Lessons to the Pandemic

    Incorporating the coronavirus crisis in course content can leverage students’ curiosity while showing them the real-world applicability of what they’re learning.

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  • Mental Health

    Speaking Up on Teen Stress

    As schools look for guidance into the rise in high school stress, teens and educators share their insights.
  • Curriculum Planning

    Deepening Learning With Understanding by Design

    Learners benefit when teachers intentionally plan their units backward—starting with the desired outcome.
  • Social and Emotional Learning

    Educators Say Good Morning to Students—Via Video

    This round-up of teachers reaching out to their distant students makes it more clear than ever that relationships are always at the heart of teaching.
  • Career and Technical Education

    Making Career Connections in Every Classroom

    Building real-world work skills and authentic activities into lessons helps students see a path beyond high school.
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Special Education

Apps for Students With Special Needs—As School Buildings Shutter

Jayne Clare

  • 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.