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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!

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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.


Social Media for Teachers: Guides, Resources, and Ideas

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Mobile Learning: 6 Apps and Web Tools for High School Students

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It's Time to Start an Online Program

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Mobile Learning: 6 Apps and Web Tools for High School Students

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Social Media for Teachers: Guides, Resources, and Ideas

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It's Time to Start an Online Program

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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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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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Train Yourself: A Guide to Online Tech Tutorials

Be your own tech support: Get technology training from your computer.

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The 21st-Century Digital Learner

How tech-obsessed iKids would improve our schools.

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Open Professional Development: Learning in the World Classroom

Teachers from around the world use the Web to learn together about social-networking software.

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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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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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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 Education Is a New Way of Learning -- and Teaching

Educators can find being a teacher for a virtual school to be a challenge.

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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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Digital Youth Portrait: Dylan

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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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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Virtual Training, Real Teaching: The Promise of Distance Learning for Educators-to-Be

Online education is a growing force in teacher preparation.

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