George Lucas Educational Foundation
Social and Emotional Learning
Schools That Work
Casey Middle School
What makes this a SCHOOL THAT WORKS
Bilingual Program: Academic Content in Two Languages
Native English and Spanish speakers come together in Casey Middle's Bilingual Program, tutoring one another as they study core subjects and electives in both languages.
Inquiry-Based Learning in the Science Classroom
Beginning with a central question and driven by curiosity and personal passions, science students at Casey Middle seek answers through research, experimentation, and data analysis.
Fit Lit: How Movement Impacts Learning
Students at Casey Middle learn more (and feel good about it) in a combined language arts/fitness class that boosts their cognition with aerobic and anaerobic activities.
The Benefits of Learning in Two Languages
Native English and Spanish speakers help each other learn in a bilingual program that covers core subjects and electives.
Answers That Are a Little Out of Reach
With inquiry-based learning, middle school science students use experiments and discussion to stretch their thinking.
The Benefits of Combining Language Arts and Fitness
See how integrating language arts and fitness in one class boosts students’ cognition and mood.