George Lucas Educational Foundation Celebrating our 25th Anniversary!

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.

PrintPrint
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Pinterest
  • Share
Illio of "Google" written on a black chalk board

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.

Discuss

Augmented Reality Brings New Dimensions to Learning

Last comment 3 weeks 2 days ago
11 2,577 51,086 views

Come Along and Ride on a Google Expedition

Last comment 2 weeks 5 days ago
4 978 7,052 views

Google for Educators: The Best Features for Busy Teachers

Last comment 2 weeks 5 days ago
21 1,557 17,410 views

New Teachers: Technology-Integration Basics

Mon, 09/19/2016 - 10:04
3 3,327 29,738 views

A Guidebook for Social Media in the Classroom

Thu, 02/19/2015 - 14:10
29 5,870 105,475 views

Browse

blog

Transitioning to Open Educational Resources

Edutopia blogger Andrew Marcinek explains why and how Burlington Public Schools are transitioning to Open Educational Resources, and offers four OER options to get started.

5 951 8,374 views
blog

Free Tools to Incorporate Game-Based Learning

Edutopia blogger Andrew Miller looks at a few of his favorite game-based learning tools - the ones that cost nothing and are available right now.

8 203 12,562 views
blog

Five Free Web 2.0 Tools to Support Lesson Planning

Edutopia blogger Lisa Dabbs describes five free Web 2.0 tools and how to best use them to support your lesson planning.

13 1,466 36,773 views
blog

How Educators and Schools Can Make the Most of Google Hangouts

Edutopia blogger Mary Beth Hertz gives us the basic on how educators and schools can make the most of Google Hangouts.

16 540 24,683 views
blog

Five Reasons I Love Using QR Codes in My Classroom

Teacher and blogger Monica Burns enumerates the benefits of using QR codes in her 1:1 classroom.

31 1,719 46,242 views
blog

Five Ways to Use Online Portfolios in the Classroom

Education leader and entrepreneur Heather Hiles makes a case for the organizational power of online portfolios for student work.

8 1,042 26,225 views
blog

Digital Tools to Connect Local Schools

Technology integration specialist Amanda Paquette offers a selection of web tools to help students share and collaborate with other classrooms in their building or district.

4 277 1,762 views

Pages

blog

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.

10 610 12,121 views
Illustration of different ways QR codes are used to share information
blog

5 Ways to Use Scannable Tech in the Math Classroom

Using QR codes and AR, math teachers can connect to tutorials, make their word wall interactive, share student work, explore 3D shapes, and update old textbooks.

1,376 11,901 views
blog

Setting Technology Goals for the New Year

Edutopia blogger Monica Burns looks to the New Year as a time for making resolutions and setting technology goals.

3 1,422 11,901 views
Kurt Squire on Civic Engagement Through Digital Games (Big Thinkers Series)
video

Kurt Squire on Civic Engagement Through Digital Games (Big Thinkers Series)

Game-based learning scholar Kurt Squire explores how to leverage young people's interest in social networks, gaming, and new forms of media to foster deeper connections to civic and political life and greater youth involvement in the community.

3 159 11,680 views
Investing in Professional Development for Technology and Inquiry-Based Learning
blog

High-Impact Professional Development for Rural Schools

This high-quality professional development program consisting of 200 hours of training spread over two years has consistently demonstrated positive impacts on student achievement.

1 330 11,680 views
blog

Back-to-School Night: The Ultimate Conversation Starter for a Successful School Year

When establishing that first contact with parents on back-to-school night, start the year right by being transparent, direct, and consistent.

4 400 11,460 views
Graphic of a school bus driving out from a tablet.
blog

5-Minute Film Festival: Virtual Field Trips

How can you broaden your kids' horizons without actually going anywhere? These videos and resources for virtual field trips will inspire you to try a few engaging web-based explorations.

4,052 11,460 views

Pages