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WHAT WORKS IN EDUCATION The George Lucas Educational Foundation

Blended Learning

Looking for the right mix of face-to-face instruction with technology-mediated activities? Find tips and resources for structuring learning across a range of blended-learning models. 

Blended Learning: Making it Work in Your Classroom

At P. K. Yonge Developmental Research School, integrating digital content with face-to-face learning has led to impressive gains in student achievement.

A Working Model for Blended Learning in an Urban School

After two years of blended learning, a low-performing high school became one of the country's best. Read about how they shifted the learning, teaching, and culture.

Sal Khan Maps Out Blended Learning

The founder of Khan Academy sketches his plan for using digital learning tools to enable teachers and students to embrace more real-life creative learning experiences.

Blended Learning: Behind the Scenes

Logistics play a huge role in blended learning running smoothly. Heather Wolpert-Gawron gives some helpful behind-the-scenes tips to teachers.

Blended Learning: Resource Roundup

We've collected resources from Edutopia and the Web to help you navigate the possibilities of blended learning, an approach that combines face-to-face and technology-mediated learning.

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Technology Integration Research Review: Annotated Bibliography

Dig deeper into the specific articles, studies, and reports included in our technology integration research review.

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A Principal's Perspective: Getting The Most Out of Classroom iPads

High school principal Ben Johnson shares the joys and challenges of distributing iPads to 700 high school students.

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Mobile Learning: 6 Apps and Web Tools for High School Students

Mobile devices are becoming as essential to students' daily lives as, say, breakfast. Experts say it's time to utilize them in our schools to engage students.

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Mobile Learning: 6 Apps and Web Tools for Middle School Students

Using mobile devices in the classroom can be a great way to unlock and pique student interest.

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Mobile Learning: 5 Apps and Web Tools for Elementary School Students

Incorporating mobile apps and web tools into the curriculum can be a gateway to student engagement.

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Blended Learning: Behind the Scenes

Logistics play a role in blended learning running smoothly. Heather Wolpert-Gawron gives some behind the scenes tips to teachers.

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A Principal's Perspective: Preparing to Distribute Student iPads?

Rolling out iPads to an entire student body isn't easy. Principal Ben Johnson shares strategies for doing so and offers up answers to some important questions.

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Reframing Failure as Iteration Allows Students to Thrive
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Boss Level: Collaborative Student-Led Learning at Quest to Learn

Rachelle Vallon, Guidance Counselor and Wellness Coordinator at NYC's Quest to Learn school, describes the how the Boss Level design challenge incorporates SEL and 21st century skills.

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How Building Robots Captivates Kids' Imaginations (Is School Enough? Series)
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How Making Robots Captivates Kids' Imaginations

Building robots inspires such passion in high school seniors Violet and Kjersti that they've begun mentoring younger robotics teams to teach STEM skills -- and save their school's robotics program.

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Mobile Learning: 6 Apps and Web Tools for High School Students

Mobile devices are becoming as essential to students' daily lives as, say, breakfast. Experts say it's time to utilize them in our schools to engage students.

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Khan Academy's Discovery Lab Offers Hands-On Learning
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Khan Academy Explores Hands-On Learning

The Khan Academy is well known for its online video lectures. In their Discovery Lab summer camp, Khan Academy staff experimented with project-based learning activities to build better student engagement.

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Salman Khan Describes Future Classrooms with Blended Learning
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Sal Khan Maps Out Blended Learning

In his signature visual style, Sal Khan sketches a plan for how digital learning tools can make room for teachers and students to embrace more real-life creative learning experiences, and how Khan Academy and the Discovery Lab summer camp fit into that big...

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The 21st-Century Socrates: How to Implement a Powerful Hybrid Classroom Model

Teachers John Suralik and Blake Wiggs teach at two schools 23 miles apart from each other. But by using Skype and the inner circle, outer circle model, they are bringing the a 21st century Socratic seminar to their classrooms, and increasing student...

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Five-Minute Film Festival: The Basics of Blended Learning

Get a better understanding of the definition and the promise of blended learning from this playlist of nine videos and additional resources gathered by VideoAmy.

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