George Lucas Educational Foundation
What strategies really work to involve students in their own learning? Discover and share ideas.
Working to Grow Students’ Trust and Respect
A five-step framework for cultivating the strong relationships with students that are critical for their learning.
The STEM Zombie Apocalypse
What can zombies teach kids about the brain? Images from popular culture provide an entry point to exploring science and math.
Explorations: Making Curiosity Part of the Curriculum
Student-designed electives put kids' passions at the forefront of their learning.
4 Steps to Raise Students’ Learning Threshold
Create a learning environment that captures the imagination and enthusiasm of students and prepares them for the next level.
Humanitarian Engineering in High School
High school students in Alabama design prosthetic devices and tackle other real-world challenges with a village in Honduras.
Generating a Buzz About Learning
Entry events aim to get students curious and excited about a new unit of study right at the outset.
3 Reads to Inspire Your Teaching Practice
Find ideas on student engagement, deeper inquiry, and project-based learning, whether you read on your own or in a book study group.
The Case for Electives in Schools
Electives give students avenues for choice and can function as vehicles for core content standards.
Creating Paths to Participation for Introverts
These tools and strategies can help introverts show what they know and participate in class in ways that are comfortable for them.
Building a Sense of Community With Music
How a music program can fortify peer relationships and increase parent engagement and community involvement.