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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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A New Model of Storytelling: Transmedia

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How Educators and Schools Can Make the Most of Google Hangouts

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No More MOOCs: Pay Attention to Beyonce

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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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Virtual Learning Is an Antidote to School Closure

The simulated shutdown of a Chicago school demonstrates that a swine flu outbreak or other emergency needn't infect the learning environment.

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Feedback: Students Are Leading the Way to Technology Integration

Children of all ages are adopting digital tools and adapting them to learning.

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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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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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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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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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The School of Second Life: Education Online

Creating new avenues of pedagogy in a virtual world.

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Career Technical Classes: Preparing Tomorrow's Skilled Professionals

Learning trade skills without losing sight of college.

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Animating Dreams: The ACME Animation Program
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Animating Dreams: The ACME Animation Program

High school students draw on the expertise of professional cartoonists in an online mentorship program.

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