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San Francisco Unified School District programs, activities, and practices shall be free from discrimination based on actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression; or on the basis of a person’s association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. 

If you believe you have been discriminated against, immediately contact the school site principal and/or Executive Director of the Office of Equity, Ruth Diep, at (415) 355-7334 or diepr@sfusd.edu.  A copy of SFUSD’s uniform complaint policy is available upon request.

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Starfall at Lau ES

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Peep Big Wide World


ABC ya math!


Sum Dog math




Youtube Education


Draw, Paint, Color


The San Diego Zoo



Lexia Reading Core5 


Myon Reading


Tumble E-books


Imagine Learning (634410)


Book Adventures




Free Rice Vocabulary


ESL Vocabulary


Scholastic 1st Grade


iChinese Reader


Khan Academy


SF Library

IXL Math and Reading


Google Classroom


Tenmarks math


Scratch Programming


8.1 Computer Science k-2


8.2 Computer Science 3-5


Google Drive





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PE Minutes



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Hour of Code (Fun programming)


Tynker for Kids (coding for kids)


See a video on Computer Science: 

PK-2 / 3-5 / 6-8 / 9-12



Hour of Code - "... is an annual program dedicated to raise awareness of computer science and to underscore the critical role of computing in all careers. The week is held in recognition of Grace Hopper’s birthday (12/09/1906), who invented the first compiler and coined the term “bug” (an error in a program) after removing an actual moth from a computer in 1947."  


Learn Computer Science!  Will you be our next computer scientist?  A great career!  At least 1,000,000 new jobs in Computer Science need to be filled by the year 2020!   It's the fastest growing career!  

Are you finished with your first hour?    Have more fun!  More tutorials!


Who made this?  Visit  Code.org!


Cool Math  |  Foss Web Science 


Learning Games  |  Multiplication  |  Starfall (regular, unsubscribed)




Gordon J. Lau Elementary in the 2017 Chinese New Year Parade!

We need Box Tops for Education!

Our school collects and receives money for Box Tops for Education.  Please turn in your boxtops to your child's teacher.  Turn in boxtops as soon as you purchase the products because the boxtops have expiration dates.  Find boxtops on products like Ziplock bags, Kleenex tissues, canned soups granola bars, cake mixes, and cereals, etc. You can find a complete list at: http://www.boxtops4education.com/earn.

Happy Lunar New Year!


May you have good health and prosperity in the Year of the Rooster. Celebrate with healthy food and fun activities at school. This guide provides classroom celebration ideas that are in line with SFUSD's Wellness Policy - Be Well Guidelines. Handout is available in English, Chinese and Spanish. For more information about healthy holiday celebrations, ...

please visit http://www.sfusd.edu/en/nutrition-school-meals/policies-and-standards/food-service.html

CONGRATULATIONS to Gordon J. Lau Elementary, recipients of the 2016 California Department of Education Gold Ribbon Award, Exemplary Arts Program Award, and Physical Activity & Nutrition Award!! GJL is the only SF school to sweep all three awards. GO PANDAS!!! 





  The California Department of Education

  Gold Ribbon Award



  The California Exemplary Arts Education
  Program Award



  The California for Healthy Kids Award







  The California Distinguished School Award 










 The California Exemplary Arts Education Award


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National Geographic activities for kids

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Learn to Finger Spell!  Then see if you can spell the word below.  

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