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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!

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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Summer Professional Development with MOOCs

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

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48 Ultra-Cool Summer Sites for Kids and Teachers

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It's Time to Start an Online Program

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48 Ultra-Cool Summer Sites for Kids and Teachers

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

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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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A Tech Prophet Predicts

Teaching social media will revolutionize the world of learning.

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The New Literacy: Scenes from the Digital Divide 2.0

Just as one cyber gulf narrows, another has threatened to take its place.

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The Ultimate School Reform

MacArthur education grants will shift focus to digital learning.

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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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Career Technical Classes: Preparing Tomorrow's Skilled Professionals

Learning trade skills without losing sight of college.

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Virtual High School: Education on Demand

A pioneering effort of the Hudson School District and the Concord Consortium of Massachusetts allows students from around the world to schedule classes at their convenience in subjects not offered at their local school.

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

Online test-taking in Virginia schools.

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Summer Fun with Food: 10 Resources to Learn About Healthy Eating

Summer is the perfect time to teach your kids about healthy eating. Here are a variety of resources to pique interest in healthy foods at the farmer's market, in the garden, and in the kitchen.

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The Next Chapter by George Lucas

George Lucas on revving up for the future of Edutopia by supporting a Web-only platform with a strong community component.

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