George Lucas Educational Foundation

Dan Ouellette

Dan Ouellette is a former curriculum consultant for the San Francisco Unified School District who lives and writes in Shelter Island, New York.


  • Social and Emotional Learning

    Student-Teacher Relationships Can Be Built Five Minutes at a Time

    A former educator shares his experience with connecting to kids in a busy inner-city classroom.
  • Project-Based Learning

    A Campus-Community Approach to Enriching the After-School Hours

    Providence's after-school AfterZone is a citywide system of engaging programs that at-risk middle-school students have taken ownership of.
  • Teacher Development

    Tube Teachers: Television Isn't All That Bad

    Since the days of tiny black-and-white screens, television has been drawn to the world of education.
  • Project-Based Learning

    String Fever: Guitars in the Classroom

    Guitar-strumming teachers lead to engaged kids.
  • Teacher Development

    Give Educators a (Summer) Break

    A teacher's plea for pause.
  • Social and Emotional Learning

    Brave New School: Teaching Disabled and Nondisabled Students Together

    Creating a charter school where disabled and nondisabled children are educated together was a necessity for the mother of this unique invention.

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