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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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What tool(s) do you use to create online lessons for students?

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Evaluating Websites as Information Sources

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Blended Learning: Combining Face-to-Face and Online Education

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Evaluating Websites as Information Sources

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The Flipped Classroom: Pro and Con

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6 Free Online Resources for Primary Source Documents

Edutopia blogger Monica Burns gives a quick tour of online treasure troves for primary source documents.

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Summer Fun with Food: 10 Resources to Learn About Healthy Eating

Summer is the perfect time to teach your kids about healthy eating. Here are a variety of resources to pique interest in healthy foods at the farmer's market, in the garden, and in the kitchen.

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Social Media Savvy? Four Tips to Help You Get Started

Edutopia blogger Lisa Dabbs provides another helpful, encouraging guide to developing your social media savvy.

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Virtual Schooling: Where Are We Now? Where Are We Headed?

Edutopia blogger Andrew Miller takes a statistical and pedagogical look at the explosive growth of virtual K-2 schooling and what it could mean for the future of education.

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Resources to Prevent Summer Slide: Virtual Field Trips, DIY Projects and Summer Reading

Summer slide is a real problem, but luckily, there are plenty of useful, engaging and hands-on learning resources online that will help prevent summer slide. Blogger Matt Davis highlights some of the best.

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An Unprecedented Opportunity for Educational Equity

Neurologist, teacher and Edutopia blogger Judy Willis looks at the opportunities for educational equity presented by the possibilities of digital and online learning.

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Where MOOCs Miss the Mark: The Student-Teacher Relationship

Edutopia blogger Matt Levinson looks at what's missing from massive open online courses - the importance of the student-teacher relationship in successful learning.

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A Primer on Curriculum-Sharing Sites

An overview of useful sites where educators sharing curriculum with other educators.

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Google's Open Course Builder: A Giant Leap into 21st-Century Online Learning

Blogger Todd Finley takes us on a tour of Google's Open Course Builder and reflects on the academic culture of a Learning Management System.

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Schools Use Games for Learning and Assessment
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Schools Use Games for Learning and Assessment

Computer simulations are natural learning tools for a generation of video game players.

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Teaching with Google+

Blogger Terry Heick unravels the mysteries of Google+ and suggests how this emerging social media tool can become a valuable teaching aid.

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Media Smarts: Kids Learn How to Navigate the Multimedia World
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Media Smarts: Kids Learn How to Navigate the Multimedia World

Teachers are discovering the value of imparting media-literacy skills, from critical analysis of news programs, commercials, and films to basic design and video-production techniques.

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The Virtual Classroom: Online Learning
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The Virtual Classroom: Online Learning

Virtual schools make available a world of new courses -- from obscure electives to Advanced Placement classes -- that challenge students intellectually and open up new doors educationally.

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Resources to Prevent Summer Slide: Virtual Field Trips, DIY Projects and Summer Reading

Summer slide is a real problem, but luckily, there are plenty of useful, engaging and hands-on learning resources online that will help prevent summer slide. Blogger Matt Davis highlights some of the best.

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