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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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Coding for Kindergarteners

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8 Tips to Create a Twitter-Driven School Culture

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7 Apps for Teaching Children Coding Skills

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Teaching Copyright in the Age of Computers and Mashups

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Coding for Kindergarteners

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The Epic BYOD Toolchest (51 Tools You Can Use Now)

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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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My Journey into Connectedness

Guest blogger Rafranz Davis, an instructional technology specialist, describes how becoming a connected educator brought her out of hiding and put her in a position of empowering other educators.

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Mimi Ito on Learning in Social Media Spaces (Big Thinkers Series)
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Mimi Ito on Learning in Social Media Spaces (Big Thinkers Series)

Mimi Ito, an expert in young people's use of digital media, shares her research on informal learning in online communities, where students can build technology skills, learn media literacy, and create and share their work.

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Learning Trends vs. Permanent Disruptors

Edutopia blogger Terry Heick compares the usual waves of new ideas in education to the rising tide of disruptive tech in our culture, and asks how we can begin to reconcile them.

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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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Rethinking the Library to Improve Information Literacy

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

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Oscar Week Special: Seven Teaching Resources on Film Literacy

Edutopia blogger Matt Davis has collected seven online resources for teachers and parents who are interested in teaching film literacy.

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Resources From Connected Educator Month 2014

Explore Edutopia's guide to websites, events, tools, and other resources from Connected Educator Month.

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How to Integrate Tech When It Keeps Changing

For students to embrace the skills needed in a changing technology landscape, teachers must coordinate knowledge, instructional practices, and technologies to positively influence academic achievement.

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5 Tips for New Teachers to Become Connected Educators

Edutopia blogger Lisa Dabbs invites new teachers to consider the meaning of Connected Educator Month and how connecting will help them succeed this year and beyond. (Updated 10/2013)

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How to Weather the Frustrations of Technology Integration

Blogger Andrew Marcinek offers suggestions for dealing with the most common obstacles to tech integration.

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Digital Youth Portrait: Cameron
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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.

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