George Lucas Educational Foundation
  • Literacy

    How to Create More Opportunities for Writing in Secondary ELA Classes

    Educators can reconsider what constitutes impactful writing instruction by giving students different opportunities to compose.
    Jason DeHart
  • Project-Based Learning (PBL)

    Using Effective Driving Questions in Science to Help Make Sense of the World

    Students can explore scientific principles using driving questions like ‘Why do I see so many squirrels but I can’t find any stegosauruses?’
  • Brain-Based Learning

    What Do Teachers Need to Know About Memory?

    A knowledge of how we store and use information is invaluable for teachers in helping students to internalize lessons in long-term memory.
  • Professional Learning

    4 Steps to Help Teachers Reset This Summer

    Taking some time for reflection now sets teachers up for a strong start when they return to the classroom after the break.
  • Social & Emotional Learning (SEL)

    How to Guide Young Learners to Follow the Rules

    Tips for helping preschool students understand expected classroom behaviors and develop their social skills.
  • Culturally Responsive Teaching

    Making Math Classes More Welcoming for Black Students

    When Black students’ lives are reflected in math instruction, they’re more likely to achieve success.
  • Formative Assessment

    Feedback That Empowers Students

    If it’s tailored to the individual student and clear-cut, feedback can be a formidable learning tool.
  • The Research Is in

    Do Dyslexia Fonts Actually Work?

    Specialized fonts for students with dyslexia are gaining in popularity. But they’re based on a key misconception, experts warn.
  • Classroom Management

    6 Ways to Get to Know Your Students and Build a Classroom Community

    Teachers can build rapport with students by starting the year with activities that encourage sharing of interests, and by connecting those interests to curriculum.
  • Classroom Management

    How to Safely Manage a Student in Crisis

    A trauma-sensitive, proactive plan for safely managing disruptive behavior includes knowing when to call for support and how to help a student de-escalate.

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