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.

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Learning Environments

The Optimal Seating Plan? Letting Your Students Choose

Allowing students to move the furniture can help you differentiate instruction and give your students more agency in their learning.
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Growth Mindset

Embracing Failure: Building a Growth Mindset Through the Arts

Teach your students the recipe for success: taking risks, making mistakes, and integrating critical feedback.
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Communication Skills

Oracy in the Classroom: Strategies for Effective Talk

School 21 develops confident students who can articulate their thoughts and learning with strategies like discussion guidelines and roles and structured talk tasks.
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Advisory

Advisory: 22 Ways to Build Relationships for Educational Success

Nashville Big Picture High School shares many ways to build intentional relationships with students -- strategies that can work at schools of any size.
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Assessment

Transformed by Technology at High Tech High

A network of K-12 public charter schools uses rigorous projects and online portfolio assessments to revolutionize learning.
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Assessment

High Tech, Higher Learning: A School Grows Its Own Teachers

High Tech High in San Diego has its own master's plan for developing the educators it needs.
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Assessment

Team Teaching: Two Teachers, Three Subjects, One Project

A pair of educators are sanguine about their art, biology, and multimedia program.
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Assessment

The DNA of Learning: Teens Tackle Animal Poaching Through Genetics

Eleventh-grade biotechnology students use DNA barcoding to help save endangered African wildlife.
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Assessment

Adult-World Connections: An Internship with Real Impact for Rescuers

A high school intern improves emergency-helicopter communications for San Diego's police and fire departments.
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Teacher Development

Conquering Technophobia: A Classroom Veteran Warms to Digital Tools

In rural Freedom, Pennsylvania, a once-hesitant instructor is proving that even the old school can learn to use and love computers.
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Social and Emotional Learning

Smart Hearts: Social and Emotional Learning Overview (Spanish Translation)

In school districts from New Haven to Anchorage, social and emotional skills are being taught and assessed just like skills in math and reading. This Spanish-subtitled version of our video was produced for a conference keynote presentation in Spain.
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Classroom Management

Tricks of the Trade: Classroom Management Tips for Teachers (Video Playlist)

A compilation of short videos where educators share how to keep it all together in class.
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Sir Ken Robinson on the Power of the Imaginative Mind (Part Two)

The creativity guru shares his vision for a new way of educating children.
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Project-Based Learning

The Collaborative Classroom: An Interview with Linda Darling-Hammond

The Stanford University education professor says social and emotional learning is a crucial part of teaching the whole child.
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Integrated Studies

Sparking Curiosity and Solving Real-World Problems

See how students apply their literacy skills to explore science problems outside classroom walls.
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