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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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Coding for Kindergarteners

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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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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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What Apple's Edu-Announcement Could Mean To You

Easier, cheaper, and more accessible textbook publishing is here, according to blogger Nick Provenzano.

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Four Musts in Redesigning K-12 Education

Blogger Bob Lenz proposes four school design tips, which includes more time for teachers to assess student work.

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Doing Internet Research at the Elementary Level

Blogger Mary Beth Hertz embeds lessons in information literacy using internet research projects.

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Tech People: Don't Forget the Admins!

Blogger Nick Provenzano reminds us that, when introducing new classroom technology, school administrators need to be in the loop, too.

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Four Tips for Finding the Right Resources

If you're looking for resources for yourself or others, use Google and your personal learning network to help you find just about anything.

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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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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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One-to-One Technology Integration in the Upper Elementary Classroom

Third grade teacher Mark Pullen suggest that upper elementary is the ideal time to integrate 1:1, and offers four tips for success.

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Reflecting on One-to-One Programs

Factors for success include shared understanding across stakeholders, and policies in place in case things go wrong.

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How My School Is Transitioning to Digital Textbooks: Organizing (Step 1 of 5)

Andrew Marcinek shares lessons from his experiences as a high school he works with moves to digital textbooks.

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Learning World Affairs Through Digital Media

Global Kids uses digital media to foster civic participation and global awareness. In its Online Leadership Program, students make games, create animated movies, and produce videos that explore global issues.

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How to Create Social Media Guidelines for Your School - Research Phase

Produced in collaboration with Facebook.

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What Tech Tools Should Be Required Knowledge for Teachers?

Teacher and blogger Mary Beth Hertz writes that the tools are less important than the skills.

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