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Online Learning

Whether exploring entirely virtual classrooms and schools or ways to expand learning beyond the walls of your building, the resources are out there. Cyberspace is the place!

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It's Time to Start an Online Program

Online programs are becoming easier to integrate because, with each year, districts have more successful models to follow and more resources from which to choose.

The Power of "I Don't Know"

Educators are tasked with teaching students how to find answers themselves. And it all starts with a simple three-word phrase: I don't know.

4 Lessons We Can Learn from the "Failure" of MOOCs

How is the MOOC model falling short? Discover four valuable elements that still belong in online education -- humanity, collaboration, feedback and blended learning modalities.

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Technology Integration: What Experts Say

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Social Media for Teachers: Guides, Resources, and Ideas

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Using Blogs to Engage English-Language Learners

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Connecting STEM and Arts (TEAMS) to Spur U.S. Innovation: Part 1 of 5

The first in a five part series on the integration of arts in STEM education by guest blogger Jim Brazell.

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Model Online Learning Programs From Across the U.S.

Virtual schools are transforming students' experiences nationwide, as spotlighted these standout examples from the Edutopia archives.

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Imagine an Education Nation: Six Leading Edges

Edutopia's Senior Fellow and Executive Director Emeritus on the six leading edges - innovations that will redefine schools, teaching, and learning.

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Technology in the Elementary Classroom

Edutopia's new Tech Integration: Elementary School blogger Mary Beth Hertz introduces herself.

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Teacher Development: Starter Kit for Teaching Online

Expert advice on shifting from brick and mortar to bytes and bits.

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Anytime, Anywhere: Online Learning Shapes the Future
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Anytime, Anywhere: Online Learning Shapes the Future

Schools and districts around the country are discovering the benefits of online learning: flexible scheduling, personalized learning, and expanded course offerings despite budget cuts.

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One Teacher's Take: How Holly Mortimer Took Her Teaching Career Online
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How Holly Mortimer Took Her Teaching Career Online

It takes a certain kind of educator to thrive as a full-time online teacher. Holly Mortimer describes how skills like responsiveness and flexibility are critical to create the best online learning experiences for students.

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Indigenous Children Connect Across the Globe Through Technology
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First Peoples' Project: Native Children Distribute Their Cultural Wealth

An initiative of iEARN, the International Education and Resource Network, enables indigenous students on five continents to share the wisdom of their respective cultures.

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Principal Kappy Cannon Fosters Technology Innovation and Teamwork
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Principal Kappy Cannon Steck Fosters Technology Innovation and Teamwork

Principal Kappy Cannon Steck encourages master teachers to innovate with new technologies and work together to share their skills with the entire staff.

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How to Build a Technology-Based Curriculum

Educators emphasize that infrastructure must precede innovation.

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Virtual Schooling: Where Are We Now? Where Are We Headed?

Edutopia blogger Andrew Miller takes a statistical and pedagogical look at the explosive growth of virtual K-2 schooling and what it could mean for the future of education.

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Join The Web Tools Collective

Blogger Eric Brunsell "kicks off" The Web Tools Collective, a summer series to help educators learn about Web 2.0 tools.

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Model Online Learning Programs From Across the U.S.

Virtual schools are transforming students' experiences nationwide, as spotlighted these standout examples from the Edutopia archives.

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The Virtual Classroom Redefines Education

All over the country, secondary school students are going online for classes.

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