George Lucas Educational Foundation
Schools That Work
KIPP King Collegiate High School
San Lorenzo, CA
What makes this a SCHOOL THAT WORKS
Case Study: Culture at KIPP King Collegiate
With extended school days, rigorous academic standards, and a firm disciplinary code, expectations are high, but so is the commitment to help every student succeed in school, in college, and beyond.
Critical Thinking Wins at One KIPP High School
Suggestions from educators at KIPP King Collegiate High School on how to help develop and assess critical-thinking skills in your students.
A Focus on Critical Thinking
Take a look at a high school that asks students difficult, thought-provoking questions to prepare them for college.
Training Teachers to Teach Critical Thinking
Professional development at KIPP King includes setting up "fishbowl" classroom configurations, assigning student roles, and other techniques for facilitating successful Socratic discussions.
Making Socratic Seminars Work
Professional development on this discussion technique can be a key element to how effective it is in the classroom.
Resources and Downloads for Teaching Critical Thinking
Educators from the Bay Area's KIPP King Collegiate High School and the KIPP network have provided these resources for you to use in your own school.