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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.

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Summer Professional Development With MOOCs

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48 Ultra-Cool Summer Sites for Kids and Teachers

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Do Androids Dream of Electric Students?

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48 Ultra-Cool Summer Sites for Kids and Teachers

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Using Photos With English-Language Learners

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Education or Business Model?

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Do Androids Dream of Electric Students?

Computerized teachers and implanted knowledge are unlikely. Only a real human could fully grasp classroom mood and the nuanced learning needs of each student.

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Summer Professional Development With MOOCs

Summer is a great time for teachers to enroll in a MOOC, a "Massive Open Online Course." Matt Davis has compiled a list of a few summer courses to consider.

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Social Media for Teachers: Guides, Resources, and Ideas

Social media can provide great tools for education. Yet, many teachers remain reluctant to use them. Matt Davis has gathered some of the best resources to help teachers get started.

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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.

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PBL Science Empowered by Discussion Forums

ELLs are better positioned to learn science through the COPPELLS model of PBL, which provides online and asynchronous forums for reviewing and discussing course material.

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Should You Flip Your Classroom?

There is a lot of buzz around the flipped-classroom model. Blogger and AP Chemistry Ramsay Musallam covers the pros and cons and offers a framework to help you consider whether flipping is the approach for your classroom.

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Digital Citizenship: Resource Roundup

Check out Edutopia's collection of articles, videos, and other resources on internet safety, cyberbullying, digital responsibility, and media and digital literacy.

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Five Best Practices for the Flipped Classroom

Blogger Andrew Miller offers some strategies for making the model work, including appropriate reflection, technology considerations, creating a need to know and more.

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The Flipped Classroom: Pro and Con

Edutopia blogger Mary Beth Hertz presents a balanced look at the flipped-classroom model: what it is, what it isn't, why it works or doesn't work, and why it matters.

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Ten Websites for Science Teachers

Blogger Eric Brunsell takes us on a tour of his favorite online resources for science teachers.

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48 Ultra-Cool Summer Sites for Kids and Teachers

Ed tech coach Keith Ferrell provides a list of no less than 48 websites to keep kids and teachers happy, productive and learning all summer.

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20 Tidbits for New Teachers

From wikis to blogs to social media in the classroom, blogger and educator Lisa Dabbs shares twenty great ideas for new teachers.

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Ten Tips for Personalized Learning via Technology

To challenge and support each child at his or her own level, the educators of Forest Lake Elementary deploy a powerful array of digital-technology tools. Discover what your school can learn.

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Common Core ELA Resources for Middle School Educators

Implementing Common Core English in middle school is going to be a challenge. Here, blogger Matt Davis curates some of the best resources online that can help update existing content.

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