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.

  • Diversity

    Why Teachers of Color Matter for Students of Color to Succeed

    Research shows that having a teacher of color can help students of color reach better outcomes; but the benefits extend to all young people, preparing them to live and work in an increasingly diverse society.
  • Culturally Responsive Teaching

    Supporting Schoolwide Culturally Responsive Practice

    When teachers strive for more equity in the classroom, all students can contribute and feel a sense of belonging.
  • School Leadership

    Testing the Waters of Bringing Students Back to School

    Using strict health guidelines and restructured classrooms, some schools reopen in Northern California for the students who need them most.
  • 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.
  • Teacher Leadership

    A Teacher Appreciation Week for the Ages

    When schools abruptly closed due to Covid-19, teachers figured out how to make remote learning work. This week, as the nation expresses its gratitude, we recap the emotional journey.
  • Social and Emotional Learning

    Educators Say Good Morning to Students—Via Video

    This round-up of teachers reaching out to their distant students makes it more clear than ever that relationships are always at the heart of teaching.
  • 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.
  • Mental Health

    Making Students Feel Safe

    A trauma-informed approach ensures that students feel safe, supported, and nurtured—to improve their chances of academic success. 
  • Brain-Based Learning

    The Science Behind Brain Breaks

    Research shows that breaks can provide more than rest. Use them to boost creativity, cognitive function, and social skills.
  • 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.