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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.

The Flipped Class: Which Tech Tools Are Right For You?

Flipped-Learning Toolkit: Let's Talk Tech

Four content-creation tool categories -- screencasting, tablets, document cameras, and video cameras -- will help your students take flipped learning outside of the classroom.

What Edtech Can You Trust?

Education needs reliable standards for validating edtech product claims. In addition to Edutopia, Judy Willis suggests Consumer Reports, Graphite, the British Education Index, and WhatWorksClearinghouse.

Building Your EdTech Ecosystem

A learning environment is a delicate balance of mutable elements, requiring a nurturing teacher and ongoing evaluation of information handling, content creation, and results.

Our Tools Shape Us

The educational tools that we choose often shape how we educate our students, so let's choose them wisely with one eye on the future.

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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Everyone’s a Technology Teacher...Right?

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5 Fantastic, Fast, Formative Assessment Tools

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7 Tips for Getting Started with Video in the Classroom

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Digital Learning Day: Resource Roundup

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Social Media for Teachers: Guides, Resources, and Ideas

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5 Fantastic, Fast, Formative Assessment Tools

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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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Ramping Up Technology for Your Next PBL Project

Edutopia blogger Andrew Miller, in another installment of our series about the PBL classroom, offers four suggestions for how to integrate technology.

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Computers in the Classroom: A Mindful Lens on Technology

Blogger and media theorist Douglas Rushkoff wonders if we're making the best possible use of all the digital technology gaining a foothold in our classrooms.

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How to Use Twitter to Grow Your PLN

Edutopia's Betty Ray on how to get started using Twitter to expand your personal learning network.

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Resources for Computer Science Education Week

Edutopia blogger Mary Beth Hertz tells us why Computer Science Education Week matters and suggests ways to celebrate it.

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Challenging the Model of 1:1 with BYOD

Amanda Paquette describes how her school district is blending the bring-your-own-device (BYOD) and 1:1 classroom technology models to meet students' needs.

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Digital Native vs Digital Citizen? Examining a Dangerous Stereotype

Edutopia blogger Mary Beth Hertz invites us to look at our assumptions that all kids are born tech-savvy, and encourages us to think more globally about how we can teach them to thrive as citizens in a digital world.

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Web Tools Blog Series: Tools to Help Students Collaborate

Eric Brunsell's ongoing series showcases some innovative tools and examples for student collaboration.

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How to Integrate Tech When It Keeps Changing

For students to embrace the skills needed in a changing technology landscape, teachers must coordinate knowledge, instructional practices, and technologies to positively influence academic achievement.

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5 Reasons to Try iBooks Author

Edutopia blogger Monica Burns shows us why iBooks Author appeals to teachers and students alike: it's easy to learn, you can build customized textbooks and showcase student work -- plus, it's cool!

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New Teacher Academy: Delivery of Instruction

In the third installment of her New Teacher Academy series, blogger Lisa Dabbs invites veteran teacher Paula Naugle to illustrate some best practices for delivery of instruction.

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Five Reasons for Integrating Technology

Reasons for integrating technology in classrooms and schools far outweigh the reasons for not.

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Top Techy Gifts for Your Favorite Teacher

Techy teachers might appreciate portable audio, power sources, gift cards with suggestions, cool new tech as a class gift, or a donation in their name.

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Teaching with Google+

Blogger Terry Heick unravels the mysteries of Google+ and suggests how this emerging social media tool can become a valuable teaching aid.

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