Facebook
Edutopia on Facebook
Twitter
Edutopia on Twitter
Google+
Edutopia on Google+
Pinterest
Edutopia on Pinterest Follow Me on Pinterest
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.

Discuss

4 Tips for Getting to Know the Blended Instructional Model

Last comment 1 week 4 days ago
30 1 6,593 views

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

Last comment 2 days 16 hours ago
7 97 7,555 views

Technology SAMR Model for Administrators Part 3: File Management

Last comment 2 weeks 3 days ago
6 19 2,293 views

Parent Communication Toolbox

Blog posted Wed, 08/27/2014 - 12:10
3 165 1,812 views

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

Blog posted Thu, 07/31/2014 - 12:02
7 97 7,555 views

How to Integrate Tech When It Keeps Changing

Blog posted Wed, 08/27/2014 - 14:47
1 199 2,751 views

Browse

blog

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.

2 574 views
blog

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.

42 2 272,023 views
blog

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.

23 2 40,975 views
blog

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.

16 132 25,693 views
blog

3 Tips for Integrating Tools at the Start of School

Edutopia blogger Nick Provenzano recommends a slow and steady start for introducing your students to all the wonderful tech tools you learned over the summer.

3 1,914 views
blog

MOOCing It: 10 Tips for Creating Compelling Video Content

Edutopia blogger and science evangelist Ainissa Ramirez delivers ten pointers to help you avoid repeating her mistakes as you create compelling, enduring video content for your MOOC.

1 2 2,485 views
blog

The Digital Lives of Teens: Turning "Do As I Say" into "Do As I Do"

In his latest blog about the digital lives of teens, Edutopia blogger Matt Levinson encourages parents to model appropriate use of technology in everyday family life.

5 2,485 views

Pages

blog

4 Free Web Tools for Student Portfolios

Guest blogger Dave Guymon says that student portfolios are narratives of growth. He suggests four free web tools - Kidblog, Google Sites, Evernote and Three Ring - for students, teachers and parents to track this progress.

6 1 13,569 views
blog

Teaching Students to Analyze Complex Nonverbal Texts

Blogger Todd Finley looks at Standard 9 of the CCSS and, with his usual flair, suggests an entertaining range of complex nonverbal texts for students to analyze.

4 3 13,091 views
blog

Rethinking the Library to Improve Information Literacy

Blogger Andrew Marcinek shares three important steps in re-examining the library to boost students' information literacy.

5 12,614 views
blog

Five-Minute Film Festival: Hollywood Teachers

Explore your love-hate relationship with Hollywood teachers in this collection of clips from famous movies about educators.

5 2 12,518 views
blog

Why Digital Writing Matters in Education

Professor, researcher, and ed tech developer Jeff Grabill explains that, while writing is no longer exclusively about setting pen to paper, learning to write well is an increasingly important digital age skill.

3 3 12,136 views
Digital Youth Portrait: Cameron
video

Digital Youth Portrait: Cameron

At school, at home, and on the road with his hockey team, Cameron experiments and innovates with his laptop, editing software, and a homemade green screen.

10 12,040 views
blog

Technology and Teaching: Finding a Balance

Edutopia blogger Andrew Marcinek provides a thoughtful course correction for teachers facing full-on technology integration, offering three suggestions for focusing on media and balancing it with what students should be learning.

15 13 11,849 views

Pages