George Lucas Educational Foundation

Jennifer Sweeney

Edutopia contributing editor


  • Teacher Development

    Fashionable Feasts: Lunch Box 2.0

    Bye-bye, brown bag. Hello, hot lunch.
  • Project-Based Learning

    Room to Learn: Mystery Science Theater

    This physics classroom is all about the loud, the mysterious, and the thrilling.
  • Teacher Development

    Room to Learn: Cinema Paradiso

    A place where kids can put their dreams on film.
  • Social and Emotional Learning

    Editor's Note: The Importance of Play

    Today's over-scheduled kids could use some true play time.
  • Project-Based Learning

    Room to Learn: Speak Your Mind

    The classroom of departing social studies teacher Rich Kitchens belongs in the Smithsonian.
  • Project-Based Learning

    Room to Learn: Talk to the Animals

    Mr. Science: A traveling learning center.
  • Technology Integration

    Room to Learn: Stark Reality

    A teacher returns to a whole new world after Hurricane Katrina destroyed everything around her.