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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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6 BYOD Discussions Every School Should Have

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7 Apps for Teaching Children Coding Skills

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Coding for Kindergarteners

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The Epic BYOD Toolchest (51 Tools You Can Use Now)

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Flipped-Learning Toolkit: Let's Talk Tech

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Learnist: A Helpful Tool on the Road to Inquiry

Hauna Zaich describes how using Learnist made her resources easier to use and brought fresh inspiration to her lesson plans.

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Creating Makerspaces in Schools

Edutopia blogger Mary Beth Hertz reports from EdCamp NYC about design thinking, the maker movement and their relevance to STEM curriculum.

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Teach At-Risk Students in Leadership and Language Arts with. . . World of Warcraft?

Edutopia blogger Todd Finley speaks with IT coordinator Lucas Gillispie about his pioneering work with incorporating MMORPGs into the public school curriculum.

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Teacher Experience and Expectations for the 1:1 Elementary Classroom

Edutopia blogger Andy Marcinek speaks with two elementary teachers about how they use the iPad and what they expect for their 1:1 first grade classrooms.

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Practical Tips for Mobile Learning in the PBL Classroom

Andrew Miller offers some practical tips for mobile learning in the PBL classroom, like doing collaborating, using them for field work, and limiting their use to ensure focus.

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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: 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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Teacher Development: Fueling Teachers to Go High-Tech

How one elementary school trains and supports its staff to blaze a new digital trail.

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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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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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Dispelling the Myths About 1:1 Environments

Edutopia blogger Andy Marcinek confronts five myths about 1:1 learning environments and dispels them with experiential evidence.

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How to Weather the Frustrations of Technology Integration

Blogger Andrew Marcinek offers suggestions for dealing with the most common obstacles to tech integration.

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Importance of Collaborative Assessment in a 21st Century Classroom

Andrew Marcinek shares how collaborative assessment can be applied in a digital classroom.

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