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Star Wars Day Post: Star Wars in Education

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Star Wars has influenced many people over the last 40 years. It is no surprise that Star Wars has had an influence in Education. From educators engaging learners with Star Wars themed lessons, to creator George Lucas's foundation starting the largely popular Edutopia, the influence of Star Wars continues to this day.

Happy Star Wars Day everyone, May the Fourth be with you!

Website: Star Wars in the Classroom

Web Link: http://www.starwarsintheclassroom.com/index.asp

Star Wars in the Classroom is a website for educators and fans alike that provides resources for transdisciplinary teaching and learning with the Star Wars saga. - See more at: http://www.starwarsintheclassroom.com/about.asp#sthash.NvCIzXyN.dpuf


Website: Edutopia

Web Link: https://www.edutopia.org/

The George Lucas Educational Foundation, a nonprofit operating foundation, was founded by filmmaker George Lucas in 1991. Growing up, Lucas was curious and creative – but at school, he often felt bored. Years later, after becoming a father, he once again found himself focused on schools’ untapped potential to truly engage students and inspire them to become active, lifelong learners. He decided to invest in making a difference and created the Foundation to identify and spread innovative, replicable and evidence-based approaches to helping K-12 students learn better.

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