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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.

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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Five-Minute Film Festival: The Basics of Blended Learning

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3 Technologies I Can't Live Without

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SOLE: Motivate Students to Teach Themselves (and Each Other)

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Using Technology to Teach Health and Wellness

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Five-Minute Film Festival: The Basics of Blended Learning

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An Introduction to Technology Integration

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Summer Professional Development Blog Series

Learn more about project-based learning, classroom management techniques, how to use new media tools in the classroom, and more this summer!

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The Ratzel Room Daily: Encouraging Kids to Think About Science in the Real World

An interview with Marsha Ratzel, middle school earth science and social studies teacher who shares some innovative ideas for integrating Paper.li and Twitter to teach critical thinking and information literacy.

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One Small Change: A Sixth Grade Teacher Tries Technology to Inspire Science Learning

Lauren Moyer taught herself to use the interactive white board, and her students opened to a new level of understanding.

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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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Using the Video Game Model in the Classroom

Blogger Mary Beth Hertz shares her experience in applying gaming concepts to her classroom practices.

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Siphoning the Fumes of Teen Culture: How to Co-opt Students’ Favorite Social Media Tools

Todd Finley defines social media as the new frontier, and adolescents are the early frontierspersons. He includes ten tips for adding social media tools into the classroom.

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Student-Centered Learning Environments: How and Why

Guest blogger Paul Bogdan shares a collection of resources to develop student-centered learning environments. (Updated 01/2014)

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Teaching the Essential Skills of the Mobile Classroom

Edutopia blogger Beth Holland examines how we can effectively teach four essential skills -- communication, collaboration, connection and creation -- in a classroom where mobile devices are increasingly reflecting how students think and learn.

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Summer School for Teachers

Blogger Nick Provenzano recommends a handful of web tools that just might become your new best friends during the next school year.

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Board of Education: A Wall-Mounted Computer Monitor for Your Classroom

A top teacher shares her enthusiasm for -- and tips about using -- interactive whiteboards.

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Project Learning: Expeditions in Portland, Maine
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Project Learning: Expeditions in Portland, Maine

Project learning combined with 1-to-1 laptops creates a rich and rigorous environment for learning at a middle school and a high school in Portland, Maine.

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Kids and Adults Design New Tech Tools
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Kids and Adults Design New Tech Tools

At the University of Maryland's Human-Computer Interaction Lab, Kidsteam pairs students with researchers, who then work together to design new technologies for children.

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Special Tools for Special Needs: PalmPilots Help Kids Cope

Handheld technology gives autistic students a learning boost -- and a social one.

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Creating a Custom Reading Experience with Mobile Devices

Edutopia blogger Beth Holland asks three questions that will guide you toward creating a custom reading experience with mobile devices.

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