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.


  • Literacy

    Teaching Close Reading to Elementary Students

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