George Lucas Educational Foundation

Schools That Work

Riverside School

Private, Urban
Grades PK-12
Ahmedabad, Gujarat
School Leadership

When Students Design Their Education

At Riverside School in India, students graduate prepared to tackle future challenges as citizens in a highly globalized world.

Suzie Boss
  • Classroom Management

    Building a Belonging Classroom

    In order to learn, students need to feel safe, cared for, and emotionally connected to their teachers and each other.
  • Character Education

    Getting Their Hands Dirty

    Experiential learning—like making incense sticks in factory conditions—teaches kids about real social issues.
  • Design Thinking

    Building Products for Real-World Clients

    Students in India in grades pre-K to 12 use design thinking to create products that address real needs.
  • Formative Assessment

    60-Second Strategy: Closing The Loop

    A strategy for using a quick, whole-class reflection on content as a verbal exit ticket.
  • Social and Emotional Learning

    Morning Meetings From Pre-K to 12th Grade

    Daily discussions and team-building activities meet the physical, social and emotional, and spiritual needs of students.
  • Design Thinking

    Empowering Students With Design Thinking

    A school in India founded on design thinking principles encourages students to be active agents in their own learning.