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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.

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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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Testing Online?: It's Easier Than It May Seem

Online test-taking in Virginia schools.

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How One District Implemented a Hybrid Learning Program

Blogger Andrew Marcinek interviews Rick Kiker about how one school district implemented high school e-learning.

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Online Learning: Why We Chose These Schools

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Digital Youth Portrait: Jalen

In school, at home, and in the Digital Youth Network, Jalen thrives as an artist, animator, and digital-media creator.

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Technology Integrated Across All Subjects Engages High School Students

Using technology, students monitor their own musical and athletic activities and analyze the data and feedback to improve their performance.

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