George Lucas Educational Foundation
  • Social and Emotional Learning

    Helping Students Develop Self-Regulation

    Guiding students to create on an ongoing cycle of growth in self-regulation starts with having them set explicit goals for themselves.
    Maurice J. Elias
  • Assessment

    The Case for Not Allowing Test Retakes

    As more educators drop penalties for late work and allow students to redo tests, a high school teacher says that traditional policies are better for the majority of students.
    Anthony Palma
  • Social and Emotional Learning

    Starting the Day With a Calming Routine

    Exercises that help young students who’ve experienced trauma transition into the school day in a relaxed and ready state.
  • Inquiry-Based Learning

    Using Scientific Pedagogy to Teach History

    Employing the scientific method in history instruction can improve comprehension and engagement.

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  • Social and Emotional Learning

    Elevating Student Voice Through Senior Talks

    High school seniors build confidence by documenting their growth and learning in a speech presented to their families and the school community.
  • Formative Assessment

    60-Second Strategy: TAG Feedback

    This quick exercise scaffolds peer critique for elementary students.
  • Brain-Based Learning

    Developing Executive Function With Priority Lists

    Explicitly modeling the process of prioritizing tasks builds students’ ability to organize and manage their time.
  • Social and Emotional Learning

    60-Second Strategy: Respectful Touch

    A simple activity can help preschoolers better understand boundaries and learn to be gentle when it comes to physical contact.
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Culturally Responsive Teaching

A History in Which We Can All See Ourselves

Holly Korbey

  • Technology Integration

    A Litmus Test for Making Tech More Inclusive

    A once-shy student is now a teacher working to make sure all students, even those who are quiet by nature, feel productive and included.
  • Project-Based Learning

    Podcasting Creates an Audience for Student Storytellers

    A six-phase process for podcast design guides students to an engaging final product in an interdisciplinary project-based learning unit.
  • Technology Integration

    10 Student-Tested Chrome Extensions

    Many teachers and students use Google Chrome, and it’s easy to customize with these extensions that really benefit students.
  • Technology Integration

    How Edtech Can Expand What Teachers Do

    Education technology has the capacity to increase what a teacher can accomplish in the course of a day’s work.