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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!

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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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The Flipped Classroom: Pro and Con

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Harnessing the Power of YouTube in the Classroom

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Mobile Learning: 6 Apps and Web Tools for Middle School Students

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The Flipped Classroom: Pro and Con

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Harnessing the Power of YouTube in the Classroom

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Mobile Learning: 6 Apps and Web Tools for Middle School Students

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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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Guest Blog: Making the Case for Social Media in Education

Guest blogger Steve Johnson makes the case for social media in education, the topic of March 9 #edchat

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Mixed Media: What's On Our Radar - April/May 2010

The Edutopia Guide to the educational and the entertaining -- everything from books to DVDs to software.

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Global Language Education: Learning the Lingo

A sampling of schools that take foreign language teaching to task.

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Computer Games Explore Social Issues

The fluid, interactive nature of simulations makes them ideal for tackling complex subjects.

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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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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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Can PD Be Virtual? Technology and Trends

Virtual professional development increases access, creates meaningful connections, and supports educators with the help of virtual tools for video conferencing, live sessions, and online courses.

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Online Professional Development: Beyond PLCs and PLNs

Since choice increases engagement and standards shape student learning, why not apply these principles to online PD courses with broad standards and options for meeting them?

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Hall Talk: Want to Make STEM Learning Hip? Reality TV Might Help

A weekly roundup of education news from around the Web.

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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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