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.

  • Mental Health

    Students Tackle Life's Challenges Together

    Facing stress and frustrations from school, parents, and relationships, students turn to peer counselors for help.
  • Literacy

    3 Alternatives to Reading Logs

    Teacher-tested ideas to keep reading homework from feeling like a chore.
  • Social and Emotional Learning

    Why Inclusion Matters on the Playground

    When general education students and students with special needs play together, it breaks down unconscious biases about disability and fosters relationships.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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. 
  • 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.
  • 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.