George Lucas Educational Foundation
9-12 High School
Explore and share tips, strategies, and resources for helping students develop in grades 9-12.
Social and Emotional Learning
Elevating Student Voice Through Senior Talks
High school seniors build confidence by documenting their growth and learning in a speech presented to their families and the school community.
Teaching Climate Change Across Subjects
Teachers in diverse disciplines—such as environmental science, language arts, and social studies—are covering climate change.
Group Work That Works
Educators weigh in on solutions to the common pitfalls of group work.
Learning From Elementary Teachers
Middle and high school teachers can adapt several strategies used by their elementary school peers.
Using Humor to Teach Shakespeare
Given an assignment to create a funny abridged version of a play like Romeo and Juliet, students will work hard to understand the original.
Strategies for Teaching Argument Writing
Three simple ways a ninth-grade teacher scaffolds argument writing for students.
Learning to Be Flexible
For middle and high school teachers who avoid lecturing, the switch to flexible seating means the room aligns with their teaching style.
A Case of Rural Equity: Coding in Remote Kentucky
A teacher works to sustain a computer science program at a high school in the heart of Appalachia.
Giving the Gift of Literacy
When parents ask for reading suggestions for their kids, here’s a handy list you can share, broken down by grade.
Using Twitter in World Language Classes
Three ways to use tweets to introduce students to real uses of language in a context they’re likely already familiar with.