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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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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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Train Yourself: A Guide to Online Tech Tutorials

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NUTURING AN OPEN MIND FOR MATHEMATICS

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48 Ultra-Cool Summer Sites for Kids and Teachers

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How to Build Your Own Multimedia Adventure

Add music and images to your classroom writing exercise, and see how exposure to virtual adventures spurs students' imagination.

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Library Homework-Help Resources Are Available Nationwide

Statewide and cross-country services link students and their questions about school assignments with educators who can guide them.

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Resources and Lesson Plans for a College-bound Culture

The school shares details about administration, school culture, professional development, and curriculum -- materials that you may adapt for your class or school.

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Rapping Math Teachers Bring It

Students get schooled in math lessons put to a hip-hop beat.

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How to Write Your Own Math Rap

The Rappin' Mathematician presents a step-by-step guide to creating an academic rhyme.

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California Embraces Open Source Digital Textbooks

The most populous state is the first to take on this complicated initiative.

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Who Will Organize All of This Data?

A YouTube star explains the role of education in a new cultural order

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Educators Innovate Through Technology Integration

Technology and NASA help teachers and students at a South Carolina elementary school aim high.

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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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Virtual Libraries Are Teaching Treasures

There's more than just e-books to check out at the online library.

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Flipping This Class: A Journey from Professor to Popularizer

Yale Professor Ainissa Ramirez discusses what it takes to transform a dry science lecture into a riveting YouTube video.

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"My Teacher Is an App"

Blogger Will Richardson makes an alarming projection about why the economics of phasing out teachers is just so appealing.

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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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No More Pencils, No More Books: A School of the Future Readies for Launch

A new high school in Chicago explores the possibilities of tech-centered learning.

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