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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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Accessing Multimedia Using QR Codes

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One-Way and Two-Way Communication: Building Relationships in Online Programs

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A New Model of Storytelling: Transmedia

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Teaching Adolescents How to Evaluate the Quality of Online Information

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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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The Ultimate School Reform

MacArthur education grants will shift focus to digital learning.

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Web-Design Competition Sparks International Collaboration
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Web-Design Competition Sparks Collaboration

Students ages 9-19 from around the globe work in teams and communicate via Web 2.0 technologies to build educational Web sites for the ThinkQuest contest.

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Online Learning Personalizes Education at the Florida Virtual School
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Online Learning Gets Personal

The Florida Virtual School serves 100,000 students throughout the United States, offering courses not available to them locally and providing more individual interaction with a teacher.

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Why Wikis Still Matter

Blogger Audrey Watters examines the origins and current uses of the wiki platform for educators.

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Online Learning: Why We Chose These Schools

Idaho and three other states show the promise of online learning.

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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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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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