George Lucas Educational Foundation
Social and Emotional Learning
Schools That Work
P.S. 249 The Caton School
What makes this a SCHOOL THAT WORKS
Creating Opportunities for All Teachers to Grow
When grade-level teams of teachers work together on skills and strategies to help them improve their practice every week, everyone benefits.
Getting Books Into Every Student’s Hands
At this school, nurturing a love of reading begins with book shopping, a practice where students choose books from their classroom libraries to bring home—every week.
Making Science Connections Across the Curriculum
Dedicating a day each week to integrating science into every subject helped an elementary school boost attendance, learning, and fun.
Administration & Leadership
4 Keys to an Elementary School Turnaround
A veteran elementary principal shares how she and her staff transformed their school into a National Blue Ribbon School.