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WHAT WORKS IN EDUCATION The George Lucas Educational Foundation

Media Literacy

Find and share resources to help students learn to analyze, evaluate, and communicate in a world with countless media sources and constant access to powerful computers.

Teaching Adolescents How to Evaluate the Quality of Online Information

Explore steps and strategies for explicitly teaching adolescents how to evaluate the quality of online information.

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8 Free Apps and Web Tools for Staying Organized in the New Year

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Lights, Camera . . . Engagement! Three Great Tools for Classroom Video

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Why Digital Writing Matters in Education

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Do I Need a Digital Teaching Portfolio?

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7 Apps for Teaching Children Coding Skills

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Coding for Kindergarteners

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Teacher Experience and Expectations for the 1:1 Elementary Classroom

Edutopia blogger Andy Marcinek speaks with two elementary teachers about how they use the iPad and what they expect for their 1:1 first grade classrooms.

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Four Scary Good Ed Tech Sites

Edutopia blogger Nick Provenzano digs up some scary good ed tech resources for your trick-or-treat bag.

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Media and Digital Literacy: Resources for Parents

Young people are immersed in technology in ways previous generations could not have imagined. Common Sense Media has compiled this list of resources for parents seeking advice and information about how to help their children explore smartly and stay...

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Resources for Designing a Political Ad Campaign Project

Blogger Bob Lenz shares valuable resources for helping teachers develop project-based-learning for the upcoming political elections.

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Five-Minute Film Festival: Remixing Civics

Now is the time to start talking to your students about civic engagement. VideoAmy offers a collection of fun and energetic videos to get kids excited about their voice and our democracy.

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Don't Forget Professional Development for Students

Edutopia blogger Nick Provenzano points out that not every student is a tech wizard, and offers three tips on Student Professional Development that can bring everyone up to speed.

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Back-to-School Technology Checklist

Edutopia blogger Mary Beth Hertz runs through a back-to-school checklist to make sure that your classroom is technology ready.

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Technology in Schools: Defining the Terms

Principal and blogger Matt Levinson suggests that, if we're going to talk about technology in schools, we should begin by coming to a general agreement about what technology is.

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A Hero’s Journey for the 21st Century

Edutopia’s Betty Ray shares some ideas for helping your students tell their own stories in a new era.

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How to Combat Plagiarism

Blogger Audrey Watters examines the perceptions and reality of students recycling Internet content.

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Bridging the New Digital Divide

Educational psychologist and consultant Lori Day suggests that the new digital divide is more about the speed of tech upgrades than the gap between tech haves and have-nots.

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How to Give a Successful Tech Gift

Beyond knowing what someone likes and needs, the secret to a successful tech gift is understanding what devices they have and how they use them.

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3 Digital Reading Challenges for Summer

To better understand students' relationship with digital reading, consider these three summer challenges for yourself: academic reading via browser, PDF, and eBook.

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Five-Minute Film Festival: Copyright and Fair Use for Educators

In K-12 education, it's a challenge to navigate the copyright and fair use waters. What can educators use? How can they use it? VideoAmy has collected some fun, engaging videos to help teachers and students understand the confusing subject.

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