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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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How to Save Time by Reducing Email: 6 Strategies for Staying Afloat

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The school library (by any other name)

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8 Tips to Create a Twitter-Driven School Culture

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Parent Communication Toolbox

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This Ain't Your Momma's Open House

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iPad Be Nimble, iPad Be Quick

Edutopia blogger Matt Levinson explains how iPads can accelerate student workflow, why they're not replacements for laptops, and ways in which they can serve a wider range of learners, learning styles and modalities.

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The Classroom and the Cloud: A Bright Forecast for 2020

Guest blogger Tacy Trowbridge, group leader of Adobe's Education Programs, predicts that, by the year 2020, cloud-based apps and data will give students the flexibility and community to broaden their educational lives far beyond classroom walls.

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5 Tips to Help Teachers Who Struggle with Technology

Guest blogger Josh Work, middle school teacher and Marine Corps reservist, talks about teachers who struggle with technology and offers five professional development tips that can bring staff up to speed for school-wide technology integration...

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The Digital Divide: Resource Roundup

The "digital divide" is still a critical issue in education and beyond. Here's a roundup of resources and organizations to help educators understand the changing landscape and find information about supporting all learners to develop digital and...

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Unlocking Silent Histories: Critical and Creative Expression for Indigenous Youth

Guest blogger Donna DeGennaro, director and founder of Unlocking Silent Histories, describes the experience of introducing indigenous youth in Guatemala to the art of documentary filmmaking and watching them find their voices.

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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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Building Technology Fluency: Preparing Students to be Digital Learners

Edutopia blogger Beth Holland reminds us that we're preparing students for a future that has yet to be invented as she defines technology fluency and offers three strategies for building it into curriculum.

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Reading Film: The Story of Movies

Martin Scorsese champions a visual-literacy curriculum, available free to teachers for use in middle school classrooms.

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K-5 iPad Apps for Creating (Bloom's Revised Taxonomy, Part 6)

An elementary library media specialist reviews apps along the revised Bloom's taxonomy. Apps for evaluating Evaluation are reviewed in this fourth post of a six-part series.

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Schools Use Games for Learning and Assessment

Computer simulations are natural learning tools for a generation of video game players.

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Five Ways to Use Online Portfolios in the Classroom

Education leader and entrepreneur Heather Hiles makes a case for the organizational power of online portfolios for student work.

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Technology Integration Research Review: Additional Tools and Programs

Technology tools also have value beyond teaching the core curriculum. Here are our recommendations for research-proven tech tools that can enable more comprehensive assessment and better collaborative discussions. We also explore the best resources for...

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Do I Need a Digital Teaching Portfolio?

A well-planned, current digital teaching portfolio can be an asset whether you're seeking a job, being evaluated within your school, or simply demonstrating your professionalism.

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The Importance of Digital Citizenship in Social Media

Blogger Andrew Marcinek reflects on social and digital media integration into the lives of teachers and students.

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