George Lucas Educational Foundation
9-12 High School
Explore and share tips, strategies, and resources for helping students develop in grades 9-12.
Lessons for 21st-Century Learners
Three ideas for fostering collaboration, critical thinking, communication, and creativity with easy-to-use apps and tools.
Putting Students in Charge of Their Learning
Giving students choices and the means to assess their progress fosters metacognition and independence.
Bringing All Students Into Discussions
Techniques for fostering meaningful class discussions by getting even reluctant students to share their insights.
Engaging Novice World Language Learners
Using target language videos, news articles, music, and more can spark engagement even with students who are just getting started.
Grammar: The Skunk at the Garden Party
Students may wish grammar would go away, but there are ways to deepen their engagement.
The Work of Welcoming
Simple strategies to build community and make students feel welcome and safe in the classroom.
Exploring Ancient History With Video Games
Using video games to examine the imperfect ways history is recorded and the ways historians work with incomplete records.
Improving Student-Led Discussions
A look at some common problems teachers find when implementing student-led discussions—and potential solutions.
A Place-Based Approach to PBL
A veteran teacher and author discusses how to bring fieldwork into your project-based learning curriculum.
Getting Student Input on the Burden of Homework
Homework creates a lot of stress for high school students, so a principal searching for solutions brought them into the conversation.