George Lucas Educational Foundation

Vanessa Richardson

Vanessa Richardson is a freelance writer in San Francisco.


  • Brain-Based Learning

    A Fit Body Means a Fit Mind

    Along with physical strength, a little exercise helps kids build brainpower.
  • Teacher Development

    Doctor Electric: A Handy Electromagnetic Gadget Stimulates the Brain

    Feeling foggy? Take 2 milliamps to the brain and call me in the morning.
  • Teacher Development

    Green Cleaning: Harmful Products Can Bite the Dust

    Cutting out chemical cleaners boosts health for kids and teachers.
  • Teacher Development

    Better Than Coffee: Power Naps Can Do the Trick

    Midday power naps can recharge your depleted batteries.