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WHAT WORKS IN EDUCATION The George Lucas Educational Foundation

Classroom Technology

Join the conversation about edtech, and find info about technology tools that can help address specific teaching and learning goals in the classroom.

Technology and Teaching: Finding a Balance

Andrew Marcinek suggests a thoughtful course correction for teachers who are integrating technology and offers three classroom technology suggestions to compliment or enhance what students are learning.

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My Inner Conflict with B.Y.O.D

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Five-Minute Film Festival: The Basics of Blended Learning

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6 Must Know Keyboarding Exercises for Beginners

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Four Free Assessment Apps for 1:1 Classrooms

Edutopia blogger and NYC educator Monica Burns highlights four free assessment apps that work great in 1:1 classrooms.

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Bridging the New Digital Divide

Educational psychologist and consultant Lori Day suggests that the new digital divide is more about the speed of tech upgrades than the gap between tech haves and have-nots.

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Addiction vs. Reflection: Unlocking the Potential of Games

Adam Timothy of the Lost in Learning Project offers a compelling examination of why video gaming could revolutionize education - and why it hasn't happened yet.

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Student Team Members Weigh In on Each Other’s Work

Blogger Heather Wolpert-Gawron outlines how her language arts, middle school students hold each other accountable when working in groups.

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Student Research: The Right Information at the Right Time

Edutopia blogger Terry Heick considers the limitations of search engine-based research.

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An Introduction to Technology Integration
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An Introduction to Technology Integration

Integrating technology with classroom practice can be a great way to strengthen engagement by linking students to a global audience, turning them into creators of digital media, and helping them practice collaboration skills.

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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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David Thornburg on the Evolving Classroom (Big Thinkers Series)
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David Thornburg on the Evolving Classroom (Big Thinkers Series)

The noted educational futurist describes his "holodeck" classroom -- an environment that supports project-based learning -- and makes the case for why the role of the teacher must change from lecturer to exploration guide.

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What Does "Technology Integration" Mean?

Blogger Mary Beth Hertz shares her four levels of classroom technology integration: sparse, basic, comfortable, and seamless.

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Using Today's Technology Tools to Study Yesterday's
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Using Today's Technology Tools to Study Yesterday's

A fifth-grade field trip from Ferryway School, near Boston, to the nation's oldest ironworks is captured with the latest tech.

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Kindergartners Explore Through Project Learning

The Auburn Early Education Center immerses young children in self-directed projects.

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Building Your Own Textbook

Blogger Audrey Watters looks at the digital possibilities for customizing and updating texts -- at a fraction of what the hard copy would cost.

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If Technology Motivates Students, Let's Use It!

Edutopia's senior fellow Milton Chen on the evolution of technology as educational tool.

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A Clean Slate: Interactive Whiteboard Makes Lessons Snazzy

There's no reason to be bored with this new kind of board.

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