George Lucas Educational Foundation

Courtney Sears

Second Grade Teacher

Courtney Sears is a second grade public school teacher in 1:1 classroom in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. She is National Board Certified and a 2015-2017 North Carolina Hope Street Group Fellow. She has been teaching and learning with young children for eighteen years. She is passionate about ensuring that all students have access to high quality instruction and develop mindsets that will help them take the lead in their learning.

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  • Classroom Technology

    Student-Created Videos in the Classroom

    Making videos allows students to demonstrate their learning in an engaging way.
  • Growth Mindset

    A Simple Tool for Fostering Growth Mindset

    You can have students use an old technology—ballpoint pens—to keep their mistakes and revisions, and their learning, visible.