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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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The 21st-Century Socrates: How to Implement a Powerful Hybrid Classroom Model

Teachers John Suralik and Blake Wiggs teach at two schools 23 miles apart from each other. But by using Skype and the inner circle, outer circle model, they are bringing the a 21st century Socratic seminar to their classrooms, and increasing student...

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Teaching and Learning: Using iPads in the Classroom

Blogger Ben Johnson shares iPad features to assist in classroom learning as well as apps to include in curriculum. (Updated 01/2014)

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Digital Literacy is the Bedrock for Lifelong Learning

Bridging the digital divide means more than having "access," it includes digital literacy which ensures the birth of new ideas and informed citizens.

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Tech Drive By

Blogger and technology curriculum specialist Nick Provenzano provides tips for performing a Tech Drive By for teachers.

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Why Wikis Still Matter

Blogger Audrey Watters examines the origins and current uses of the wiki platform for educators.

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How One District Implemented a Hybrid Learning Program

Blogger Andrew Marcinek interviews Rick Kiker about how one school district implemented high school e-learning.

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The Right Tech Tool at the Right Time

Teacher/tech blogger Nicholas Provenzano retools his strategy for the less tech-savvy.

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Technology in the Elementary Classroom

Edutopia's new Tech Integration: Elementary School blogger Mary Beth Hertz introduces herself.

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Resources and Downloads for Online Learning

Free tools, web links and other resources to help bring online learning to your school.

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Common Core in Action: Screencasting in the Fourth Grade Math Classroom

Edutopia blogger Monica Burns suggests three screencasting apps as a way to develop the 21st century skill of communicating clearly while helping fourth graders hit their Common Core Math Standard.

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Creating a Summer Reading Network

Blogger Andrew Marcinek describes how he uses technology to keep students connected -- and engaged -- during the summer months.

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Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Projects Encourage Students to Excel
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Mott Hall School: STEM Projects Encourage Students to Excel

A commitment to projects and widespread use of laptop computers has spelled success for middle school students at this New York City math, science, and technology academy.

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Shop Classes Return -- with a 21st-Century Twist

Teaching life skills such as high tech welding could be one antidote to the economic crisis.

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Student Research: The Right Information at the Right Time

Edutopia blogger Terry Heick considers the limitations of search engine-based research.

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