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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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Computer Games Explore Social Issues

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

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Student-Information Systems Monitor Kids' Grades

Online technology connects moms and dads to what's happening in class.

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Feedback: A Smart Investment

The business of educating entrepreneurs.

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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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A Match Made in Cyberspace: The Next Generation of Teachers Will Seek Virtual Support

Online mentoring supports new teachers and rejuvenates veterans.

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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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Hall Talk: Want to Make STEM Learning Hip? Reality TV Might Help

A weekly roundup of education news from around the Web.

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PBLU Brings Free Professional Development Online

In her final post from the PBL World conference, Edutopia blogger Suzie Boss talks about PBLU, the Buck Institute for Education's online professional development initiative for any teacher interested in Project-Based Learning.

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Technology Integration: What Experts Say

Educators and researchers share their views on why technology integration is an important strategy for 21st century classrooms.

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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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In the News: 14 Open Educational Resources for High School

Edutopia's weekly roundup of top education news from around the Web.

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Searching for Voice: The Colossal Failure of Free Writing Analyzers

Blogger Todd Finley, after amusing yet disastrous experiments with online writing analyzers, suggests a number of creative ways to help young writers find a voice that fits.

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