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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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Social Media for Teachers: Guides, Resources, and Ideas

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The 21st-Century Digital Learner

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Teacher Development: Starter Kit for Teaching Online

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It's Time to Start an Online Program

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A Great Marriage: Technology and Education

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The Flipped Classroom: Pro and Con

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How to Build a Technology-Based Curriculum

Educators emphasize that infrastructure must precede innovation.

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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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Technology Integrated Across All Subjects Engages High School Students
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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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Virtual Libraries Are Teaching Treasures

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

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Top Issue-Oriented Computer Simulations

Check out these serious games to see what the buzz is all about.

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Playing Civic-Minded Simulations May Encourage Social Action

Recent studies explore whether serious games affect teens when they're offline.

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Serious Tips for Using Serious Games in Class

Experts on issue-oriented computer simulations offer advice on how to do it right.

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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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Youth Voices: What the Next Generation Wants to Learn

Students speak out on video about what should be taught in school.

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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 School of Second Life: Education Online

Creating new avenues of pedagogy in a virtual world.

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Kids Learn STEM Lessons Online by Becoming Virtual Adventurers
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The JASON Project: Kids Become Virtual Adventurers

In person or via satellite, students engage in project learning through the exploits of Titanic explorer Robert Ballard.

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Building a Successful In‐District Online Program

Guest blogger Jennifer Sayre walks us through ten tips - five each for administrators and course designers - on what it takes to build and launch an online program in a public school district.

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The Educator's Village: Creative Commons for Classroom Lessons

Blogger Andy Marcinek and fellow teacher Michael Milton describe the thinking that led to The Educator's Village, a new hub for sharing and exchanging lessons among education professionals.

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