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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.

Google for Educators: The Best Features for Busy Teachers

These tools from Google for Educators, whether old and familiar or new and improved, will keep teachers and students inspired, inventive, and organized.

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.

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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No Teacher Left Behind: The digital classroom revolution

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Digital Learning Day: Resource Roundup

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Blended Learning: Behind the Scenes

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Ten Ideas for Teaching Teachers Technology

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5 Fantastic, Fast, Formative Assessment Tools

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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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Four Scary Good Ed Tech Sites

Edutopia blogger Nick Provenzano digs up some scary good ed tech resources for your trick-or-treat bag.

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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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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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There is an "E" in STEM!

Eric Brunsell, Assistant Professor of Science Education, shares the three general principles for engineering education. Included is a vast list of resources on ways to weave engineering concepts into the classroom.

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Assistive Technology and the 1:1 Student

Edutopia blogger Andrew Marcinek, in another story about Burlington High's 1:1 program, describes one student's easy use of the iPad as assistive technology.

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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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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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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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The Digital Lives of Teens: "If You Don't Have a Plan for Them, They Will Have a Plan for You"

Teachers should make an effort to understand how best to operate in their students' digital world if they hope to make learning engaging and relevant.

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