George Lucas Educational Foundation
Social and Emotional Learning
Schools That Work
Ralston Elementary School
What makes this a SCHOOL THAT WORKS
Departmentalization and Integration: Deeper Learning for Elementary Students
See how Ralston Elementary teachers combine two subjects in one lesson, giving their students a deeper understanding of the content and its applied interconnectivity.
Inquiry-Based Learning: From Teacher-Guided to Student-Driven
Ralston Elementary School is creating a culture of inquiry to nourish 21st-century learners.
Integrating Subjects in Elementary School
Visit an elementary school where some teachers specialize in teaching math and science together, and others language arts and social studies.
Giving Students the Opportunity to Drive Lessons
Using inquiry-based learning gives students a chance to make their learning more relevant to their lives.