George Lucas Educational Foundation

Laurel Maxwell


Laurel Maxwell has worked in various roles as a teacher in Northern California. This included four years as a special educator and three in third-grade bilingual education where she wrote her own curriculum. She served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in the Dominican Republic leading workshops for Dominican Educators in classroom management, creating low-cost didactic materials, and how learning styles impact student learning.


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    Teaching Close Reading to Elementary Students

    A third-grade teacher shares a simple step-by-step guide for close reading instruction.

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