George Lucas Educational Foundation

Rusul Alrubail

Rusul Alrubail works on literacy and student voice at The Writing Project. She is also an education writer, and a student voice advocate. Alrubail has taught English composition and literature to high school, college, and undergraduate students for 10 years. She has written with Edutopia, Education Week, The Guardian, PBS Newshour, EdWeek Teacher, Teaching Tolerance, ASCD's Educational Leadership, Edsurge, Annenberg Learner Foundation, Medium and others.

She's a TEDx speaker and a social media influencer on education, race and equity. Her work focuses on teacher professional development and training, pedagogical practices in and out of the classroom, english language learners, equity & social justice and media literacy as a means for professional development. You can find her work on her "Heart of a Teacher" blog:

Areas of Interest: 
English language learners,
professional development,
Social media,
connected educator

User Activity

Posted blog Equity for English-Language Learners

1 year 1 month ago to Education Equity

Posted discussion Strategies to Help Struggling Readers

1 year 4 months ago to Literacy

Posted discussion How to Use Social Media to Strengthen Student Writing

1 year 6 months ago to Media Literacy

Posted discussion Being Mindful of Cultural Differences

1 year 7 months ago to Culturally Responsive Teaching

Posted discussion The Power of Peer Feedback

1 year 8 months ago to Formative Assessment

Posted blog Strategies to Help Struggling Writers

1 year 8 months ago to Literacy

Posted discussion How to Recover from Failure

1 year 9 months ago to Social and Emotional Learning

Posted discussion Strategies for Reading Non-Fiction with ELL

1 year 10 months ago to English-Language Learners

Posted discussion Social Media & Students' Communication Skills

2 years 1 month ago to Social Media