George Lucas Educational Foundation

After-School Learning

Discover how activities and learning opportunities beyond the school day can make a difference for some kids.

  • After-School Learning
    K–12 students design and build 10-foot-tall puppets for a production of The BFG, and learn collaboration, engineering, and design thinking in the process.
  • Place-Based Learning
    See how students investigate real issues in their communities—and check out an e-book on how to adopt this type of program.
  • After-School Learning
    After-school program staff are an untapped resource that can help support teachers and enhance learning and development for students.
  • Brain-Based Learning
    Contrary to popular belief, multitasking interferes with the quality of learning. These suggestions can help students recognize that scattered focus isn't their friend during homework time.
  • Brain-Based Learning
    Parents can help develop their children's executive function by modeling inquiry and reasoning, demonstrating real-world uses for what they learn in school, and creating an ideal study space.
  • After-School Learning
    A teacher at an international school led his upper elementary English-language learners through a triumphant, self-created reimagining of Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet."
  • Community Partnerships
    Learn how schools can benefit from the support and expertise of local businesses, organizations, and individuals, and discover strategies for fostering successful business and community partnerships.
  • After-School Learning
    To help combat summer learning loss, Matt Davis has curated a few fun and free education resources for students and parents to use over summer break. 
  • Environmental Education
    An outdoor education program builds community and culture, raises expectations and standards, increases connection between students, and develops positive associations around school and the outdoors.
  • Community Partnerships
    <p>Using the hackathon model as an after-school club, you can train students in the real-world approaches and best practices required in creating websites for nonprofits.</p>