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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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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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How Teachers Collaborate Online and in School
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How Teachers Collaborate Online and in School

The Vail School District in southern Arizona developed a wiki for teachers to share lesson plans and resources. Today, the wiki is a smash hit, and textbooks are a thing of the past.

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Options Increase as Google Enters the Educational Market

Edutopia blogger Andrew Marcinek offers a technology director's perspective of Google as an emerging player in the ed tech market and the expanded options it brings to his district's 1:1 program.

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Investing in Professional Development for Technology and Inquiry-Based Learning
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Investing in Professional Development for Technology and Inquiry-Based Learning

In rural Missouri, a job-embedded PD program called eMINTS has made a positive impact with long-term, relevant, and hands-on technology training.

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Digital Poetry

Blogger Terry Heick opens our eyes to the directions in which poetry is expanding on the digital frontier.

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An Open Letter to Techy Teachers

If you're helping other teachers, the best way to go is to listen, let them practice, and follow up.

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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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NatureMapping Takes Kids -- and Technology -- Outside and into Active Learning

A data-collection program brings real science to elementary schools -- and startles the professionals.

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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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