George Lucas Educational Foundation
  • After-School Learning

    ‘The Human Connection Is Everything’: Dave Eggers on What He’s Learned From Tutoring Students

    A new book details how a tutoring center movement that Eggers started almost 20 years ago works to spark students’ creativity.
    Tom Berger
  • Personal Learning Network

    Using Social Media to Build a Personal Learning Network

    More and more teachers are taking to Twitter and Facebook to share ideas and strategies with peers throughout the country.
    Danielle Mancinelli
  • Diversity

    Why Teachers of Color Matter for Students of Color to Succeed

    Research shows that having a teacher of color can help students of color reach better outcomes; but the benefits extend to all young people, preparing them to live and work in an increasingly diverse society.
  • Formative Assessment

    A Way to Increase Students’ Independence in Learning

    When feedback originates with students, they can assess their current understanding and see what they need to do to improve.

Get the best of Edutopia in your inbox each week.

More Coronavirus Coverage
  • The Research Is In

    Why Recess Should Never Be Withheld as Punishment

    Experts argue that recess is necessary for a child's social and academic development, and skipping it as punishment for misbehavior or to accommodate more seat time is a serious mistake.
  • Family Engagement

    Home Visits Make a School Community Stronger

    Getting to know every family helps schools better support students, even into high school.
  • Literacy

    3 Alternatives to Reading Logs

    Teacher-tested ideas to keep reading homework from feeling like a chore.
  • Online Learning

    Keeping Students Engaged in Digital Learning

    Whether you’re new to teaching online or a veteran, these six tips can help you make sure your students stay connected and immersed in learning.
Popular
Teaching Strategies

One Word to Drop From Your Teacher Vocabulary

Holly Hagman

  • Education Equity

    In Rural and Urban Communities, Kids Still Struggle to Get Online

    Two teachers, one urban, one rural, reflect on what the divide looks like in their communities, and what they’re doing to help bridge the gap.
  • 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.
  • Technology Integration

    A Powerful Model for Understanding Good Tech Integration

    Good technology integration isn’t about using the fanciest tool, it’s about being aware of the range of options and picking the right strategy—or strategies—for the lesson at hand.
  • Differentiated Instruction

    Why Are Some Kids Thriving During Remote Learning?

    Though remote learning has brought many challenges, some students seem to be thriving in the new circumstances. What can we learn from them?