George Lucas Educational Foundation

Schools That Work

Our flagship series highlights practices and case studies from K-12 schools and districts that are improving the way students learn.

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Examples That Work

Peer Critique: Creating a Culture of Revision
Two Rivers Public Charter School | Grades pre-K to 8

Your students can improve their work by recognizing the strengths and weaknesses in the work of others.

135 15,914 views
Analyzing Student Work: Using Peer Feedback to Improve Instruction
Two Rivers Public Charter School | Grades pre-K to 8

Tailor your instruction by incorporating your peers’ feedback about student work.

132 21,744 views
Solving Real-World Problems: Bringing Authentic Context to Learning
Two Rivers Public Charter School | Grades pre-K to 8

The perfect problem connects content, student interest, and an authentic context.

317 19,844 views
Two teenage boys in a full classroom are sitting at a table discussing something.
Two Rivers Public Charter School | Grades pre-K to 8

A student shares her insights into the most important skill you can teach. (Hint: It’s not perseverance.)

1,277 8,716 views
Three educators are sitting at a paper-covered table, reading and taking notes.
Two Rivers Public Charter School | Grades pre-K to 8

Start with yourself. Model what it means to be a lifelong learner.

3 440 2,663 views
A close up of a female teacher from the shoulders up. She's sitting at a table with two other teachers, talking.
Two Rivers Public Charter School | Grades pre-K to 8

Sharing your students' work with your peers fuels incredible professional growth.

3 188 2,905 views
Arts Integration: Deepening Understanding of Core Content
Two Rivers Public Charter School | Grades pre-K to 8

Arts integration is more than an afterthought. You can use the arts to both meet your arts standards and deepen academic learning.

1 260 17,078 views

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Girl looking at her binder in class with other students

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.

7 3,326 185,465 views
Flexible Classrooms: Providing the Learning Environment That Kids Need

At Albemarle County Public Schools, flexible classrooms empower student choice, increase student engagement, and improve student participation.

16 1,224 122,371 views
Teachers in discussion

Educators from Mesquite Elementary School, in Tucson, Arizona, have provided these resources for you to use in your own school.

6 4,505 172,874 views
Bates Middle School | Grades 6-8

Educators from Bates Middle School, in Annapolis, Maryland, share arts-integrated lessons and resources that you can use in your school.

2 4,280 165,853 views
Edwards Middle School | Grades 6-8

Middle school English language arts teacher Hassan Mansaray shares how he uses an individualized learning model, Readers and Writers Workshop, to reach his students in an expanded learning time program.

9 1,012 158,831 views
Three girls smiling behind a laptop

Discover a project-based learning model that motivates students to pursue knowledge and drives academic achievement.

21 2,003 151,084 views
Teacher with students gathered around her looking at computer.

Educators from Manor New Technology High School in Manor, Texas, part of the New Tech Network of schools, have provided these resources and tools for project-based learning.

2 1,043 120,334 views

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