George Lucas Educational Foundation

Schools That Work

Forest Lake Elementary School

Public, Suburban
Grades K-5
Columbia, SC
  • Differentiated Instruction

    How Differentiated Instruction and Formative Assessment Work at Forest Lake Elementary

    Educators leverage technology to tap into learning styles, and use frequent formative assessments to determine the needs of each student.
  • Differentiated Instruction

    Use Formative Assessment to Differentiate Instruction

    Educators use frequent formative assessments to determine the needs of each student at Forest Lake Elementary School.
  • Differentiated Instruction

    What Works for Differentiating Instruction in Elementary Schools

    How you can start personalizing learning in 5 minutes, 5 days, 5 weeks, 5 months, and beyond.
    Grace Rubenstein
  • Classroom Technology

    Ten Tips for Personalized Learning via Technology

    To challenge and support each child at his or her own level, the educators of Forest Lake Elementary deploy a powerful array of digital-technology tools. Discover what your school can learn.
  • Project-Based Learning

    Downloads and Resources from Forest Lake Elementary

    Free tools, reading lists, web links and other resources to help bring differentiated instruction to your school.
  • Project-Based Learning

    Teacher Development: Fueling Teachers to Go High-Tech

    How one elementary school trains and supports its staff to blaze a new digital trail.
  • Technology Integration

    Fundraising Tips from Forest Lake

    How the South Carolina elementary school secured an eye-popping set of technology tools.
  • Project-Based Learning

    NASA Resources Enrich STEM Curricula at Forest Lake Elementary

    Being a NASA Explorer School allows Forest Lake Elementary to deepen the science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) curricula with technology tools and resources.
  • Assessment

    Technology Provides Parents a Window on the Classroom by Linking Home to School

    At Forest Lake Elementary, parents stay informed and participate in their child's education with assignment trackers, student blogs, and other online learning tools.
  • Assessment

    Principal Kappy Cannon Steck Fosters Technology Innovation and Teamwork

    Principal Kappy Cannon Steck encourages master teachers to innovate with new technologies and work together to share their skills with the entire staff.
  • Differentiated Instruction

    Tech-Fueled Differentiated Instruction Engages Elementary School Students

    At Forest Lake Elementary School, in Columbia, South Carolina, achievement has soared since educators started using new technology to personalize the learning experience for each student.