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WHAT WORKS IN EDUCATION The George Lucas Educational Foundation

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!

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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Summer Professional Development with MOOCs

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20 Tidbits for New Teachers

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48 Ultra-Cool Summer Sites for Kids and Teachers

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Teaching Adolescents How to Evaluate the Quality of Online Information

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48 Ultra-Cool Summer Sites for Kids and Teachers

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Summer Professional Development with MOOCs

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Dr. Eric Brunsell, Edutopia's STEM Group Facilitator, Introduces Science Chat on Twitter (#scichat)

Dr Eric Brunsell, facilitator for Edutopia's STEM group, introduces a new science chat on Twitter, #scichat.

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Fundraising Tips from Forest Lake

How the South Carolina elementary school secured an eye-popping set of technology tools.

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Differentiated Instruction Ignites Elementary School Learning
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Tech-Fueled Differentiated Instruction Engages Elementary School Students

At Forest Lake Elementary School, in Columbia, South Carolina, achievement has soared since educators started using new technology to personalize the learning experience for each student.

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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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Technology Links Home to School
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Technology Provides Parents a Window on the Classroom by Linking Home to School

At Forest Lake Elementary, parents stay informed and participate in their child's education with assignment trackers, student blogs, and other online learning tools.

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Ten Tips for Personalized Learning via Technology

To challenge and support each child at his or her own level, the educators of Forest Lake Elementary deploy a powerful array of digital-technology tools. Discover what your school can learn.

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Teacher Development: Fueling Teachers to Go High-Tech

How one elementary school trains and supports its staff to blaze a new digital trail.

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Online Poetry Resources

Edutopia blogger Monica Burns shares five websites that feature grade-specific lessons for teaching poetry, plus resources for learning about poets and even an app for helping students memorize written verse.

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Mobile Learning: 5 Apps and Web Tools for Elementary School Students

Incorporating mobile apps and web tools into the curriculum can be a gateway to student engagement.

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Research Roundup: Online Learning

A quick reference on the science behind virtual schooling.

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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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Trading in Books for Bytes: Union City Public Schools
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Trading in Books for Bytes: Union City Public Schools

It took time, teacher buy-in, and technology, but this urban school district in New Jersey has gone from dismal to dazzling.

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What Works: In Five Days

By week's end you can begin good habits or launch a new project.

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E-Tutoring: Need Help? Go Online

More and more schools are looking to online tutoring as a way to help students.

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