George Lucas Educational Foundation
Explore and share tips, strategies, and resources for helping students develop in mathematics.
Turning Math Into a Game
Building a sense of play around math problems encourages students to engage and collaborate.
Reading and Writing in Math Class
Creating a magazine gives students a chance to learn about real-world applications of math.
Getting Rid of the Lecture Bottleneck
Getting rid of the lecture in math class means that students can work at their own pace while teachers differentiate instruction.
What Does a Million Look Like?
An effort to help third graders visualize large numbers turns into an ambitious project to build a model of a million.
Effective Technology Use in Math Class
Ensuring that the technology we bring into math classes fosters active engagement is key.
Let’s Get Playful With Math
A list of dates and resources teachers can use as the inspiration for math-related games and fun activities throughout the year.
Self-Assessment in Middle School
Inspired by John Hattie, a middle school math teacher encourages students to articulate and measure their own learning.
When the Social Brain Misfires
Sometimes our powerful urge to belong can hurt us. We look at how stereotypes undermine learning.
5 Tips for Improving Students’ Success in Math
Teachers who coach teams in a mathematical modeling challenge share ideas for helping students develop more confidence.
The Flexibility of Computational Thinking
Three middle school projects—in English, math, and history—use computational thinking skills to address social justice topics.