George Lucas Educational Foundation
Social and Emotional Learning
Ellington Middle School
Putting Curiosity at the Heart of Scientific Inquiry
When science teachers ask their classes to formulate good questions, they tap into students’ natural interest in the world around them—and build engagement and motivation.
Encouraging Collaboration With a Scientists Circle
This routine creates an equitable structure for sharing out ideas, questions, or evidence in science class—and helps ensure every student takes part.
60-Second Strategy: Participation Spinner
This simple technique can help ease students’ anxiety about sharing out in class—and make it more fun.