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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.

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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Serious Tips for Using Serious Games in Class

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Computer Games Explore Social Issues

The fluid, interactive nature of simulations makes them ideal for tackling complex subjects.

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Feedback: A Smart Investment

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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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Feedback: A Little Bird Told Me . . .

Twitter: A great tool for connecting and learning, not to mention for fun.

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How to Download Our Videos from iTunes U

Many of Edutopia's video documentaries are now available for free download via Apple's iTunes U.

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Student-Information Systems Monitor Kids' Grades

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E-Tutoring: Need Help? Go Online

More and more schools are looking to online tutoring as a way to help students.

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Join the Big Conversation of Learning 2.0

Edutopia blogger Suzie Boss takes a look at some of the highlights of the Learning 2.0 virtual conference, which kicks off this week.

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Reinventing Education One Tweet at a Time

Educators at 140Edu in New York discuss the power of the real-time Internet to make lasting change in education.

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Digital Youth Portrait: Dylan

Through his Green Your Lives initiative and a ThinkQuest Web site collaboration, this 13-year-old shows us how he uses tech to improve his community and the world.

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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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Online Learning: Virtual Valedictory

Online study goes mainstream.

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