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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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4 Tips for Getting to Know the Blended Instructional Model

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Coding for Kindergarteners

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Do I Need a Digital Teaching Portfolio?

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Coding for Kindergarteners

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5 Apps for Making Movies on Mobile Devices

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8 Tips to Power-Up Your Classroom Presentations

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Accidentally Creating a Digital Writing Workshop

Teacher and guest blogger Erin Klein describes how she accidentally turned a zoo project into a digital writing workshop for her second grade class.

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Game-Based Learning in Practice

Teacher and edtech leader Matthew Farber shows what game-based learning looks like in practice when applied to middle school classrooms.

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Why I Became a Connected Educator

Don Doehla, co-director of UC Berkeley's East Bay World Language Project and facilitator of Edutopia's World Languages Group, shares the circumstances that led him to become a connected educator.

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Connection (and Moderation) in the Twitterverse

Guest blogger Cathy Higgins, Technology Director for the ConVal School District in New Hampshire, shares how Twitter - in moderation - has helped her become a more connected educator.

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7 Apps for Teaching Children Coding Skills

Digital learning specialist Anna Adam provides a quick overview of seven apps that are appropriate for teaching younger children one of the most critical 21st century skills: coding.

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Apps for Note-Taking with iPads

Beth Holland of EdTechTeacher explains how taking in-class notes with iPads can address a wide variety of learning styles and help students make deeper connections with the material.

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Let Tech Organize Your Teaching

Edutopia blogger Andrew Marcinek suggests three easy-to-use technology fixes that could save you from drowning in the details of your busy teaching life.

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Game-Based Learning in Practice

Teacher and edtech leader Matthew Farber shows what game-based learning looks like in practice when applied to middle school classrooms.

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Gamifying Student Engagement

Social studies teacher and ed tech adjunct Matthew Farber outlines the basics of gamification and suggests how they can be used to engage students in a game-centric world.

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How Teachers Use Technology: The Latest Research

Edutopia blogger Mary Beth Hertz considers the implications of a new study by Pew Research about how teachers are using technology at home and in their classrooms.

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12 Reasons to Get Your School District Tweeting This Summer

Blogger and elementary principal Joe Mazza suggests (at least) 12 reasons why it's essential for school districts to open a Twitter account and start tweeting

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This Year's Nerdy Gift Suggestions

Edutopia blogger Nick Provenzano makes his holiday season recommendations for what to give that special nerd in your life.

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Digital Citizenship Week: 6 Resources for Educators

Digital Citizenship Week is Oct. 21-25, and it's the perfect time for students and teachers to talk about online responsibility and safety. Blogger Matt Davis has collected some of the best resources to bring digital citizenship into the classroom.

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George Lucas on Teaching Visual Literacy and Communications
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George Lucas: Teaching "Communication"

An interview with the founder and chairman of the George Lucas Educational Foundation on the new visual language of learning and teaching.

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