George Lucas Educational Foundation

Autumn Ware

Writer and advocate for innovative instruction in New Orleans, Louisiana.


  • Student Engagement

    Superhero Science

    Guest blogger Autumn Crisp teaches her third graders about science by analyzing the powers of popular superheroes and having students scientifically invent their own mind-boggling comic book characters.
  • Student Engagement

    Sixth-Graders, Pop Lyrics, and Iambic Pentameter

    Teacher and writer Autumn Crisp recounts a hilarious yet effective sixth-grade literature class experiment with Shakespearean-flavored verse.
  • Technology Integration

    Digital/Landscape: Breathing Real Life into the Virtual World

    North Carolina English Teachers Association Outstanding English Teacher of 2010, Autumn Crisp, shares how she balances teaching in the digital and the real world.