May 4, 2017
There’s a lot to learn about learning in the Star Wars universe, and we’ve rounded up some of the best lessons on the internet. May the Fourth be with you!

5 Lessons for Educators From a Galaxy Far, Far Away

There’s a lot to learn about learning in the Star Wars universe, and we’ve rounded up some of the best lessons on the internet. May the Fourth be with you educators, today and every day!

Lessons on Professional Learning from Star Wars

You do not have to inhabit a galaxy far, far away to learn lessons about effective professional learning. The Professional Learning Association shares six lessons to transform learning in your own universe. Read more.

How Star Wars Helps Explain Civil Rights

Nate Bowling, 2016 Teacher of the Year in Washington state, uses the original Star Wars trilogy to help his students understand three landmark moments in the history of America’s civil rights movement. Read more.

8 Things Education Should Learn from Star Wars

Whether you’re a Jedi master or young Padawan, or don’t even know what these terms mean, the lessons of the Star Wars saga can help us all be better teachers and make real transformational change in our world and our students lives. Read more.

Teaching Star Wars with The New York Times

A collection of articles offers teaching ideas for subjects across the curriculum — from analyzing Yoda’s syntax to investigating the economic consequences of destroying the Death Star. Read more.

Star Wars STEM Class Captures Kids’ Imaginations

Elementary school students learn about science, technology, engineering and math via light sabers and robots. Read more.

Jillian Kuhlmann

Written by: Jillian Kuhlmann

Jillian Kuhlmann is the Communications Specialist for KnowledgeWorks.

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