George Lucas Educational Foundation

Videos

Explore videos that showcase evidence-based learning practices in K-12 schools, and see our core strategies and key topics in action.

  • Brain-Based Learning

    Debunking the IQ-Dyslexia Myth

    Children with dyslexia who struggle to read often conclude they're not smart enough to master the materials—but the research says that's wrong.
  • Character Education

    Bolstering Academic Rigor With Character Development

    A schoolwide focus on cultivating traits like self-discipline, courage, and perseverance helps students meet high expectations.
  • Inquiry-Based Learning

    Putting Students in Charge of Their Learning Journey

    By leaving space in their lessons for authentic curiosity to take hold, teachers can enable deeper learning.
  • Learning Environments

    The Sensory Room: Helping Students With Autism Focus and Learn

    Imagine a safe space where students with autism can go to calm their bodies and then get back to the business of learning.
  • The Research Is In

    The Importance of Recess

    Recess is often sacrificed to make room for more academics. The research says that’s a big mistake.
  • Assessment

    60-Second Strategy: Respond, Reflect, and Review

    This simple activity helps students practice giving and receiving peer feedback—and gets them out of their desks.
  • Blended Learning

    A Student-Centered Model of Blended Learning

    When educators at a Washington, DC, high school ditched their lectures and devised a self-paced blended learning model, their students thrived.
  • Social and Emotional Learning

    60-Second Strategy: Pom-Pom Jar

    Explicitly teaching and celebrating kindness is a simple yet powerful way to build a positive classroom culture.
  • The Research Is In

    The Powerful Effects of Drawing on Learning

    The science is clear: Drawing beats out reading and writing to help students remember concepts.
  • School Climate

    The Power of Relationships in Schools

    Research shows that students who feel safe and supported by adults at school are better able to learn.