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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!

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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Accessing Multimedia Using QR Codes

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Ten Tips for Personalized Learning via Technology

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A New Model of Storytelling: Transmedia

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Teaching Adolescents How to Evaluate the Quality of Online Information

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Salman Khan on Liberating the Classroom for Creativity (Big Thinkers Series)

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Accessing Multimedia Using QR Codes

QR codes, an exciting medium for kids learning how to use mobile devices, are a natural tool for linking students to resources you want them to find.

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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." Blogger Matt Davis highlights a few summer courses to consider.

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One-Way and Two-Way Communication: Building Relationships in Online Programs

Guest blogger Jennifer Sayre examines the differences between one-way and two-way communication, and the various strategies within these models that can make an in-district online program successful.

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Digital Learning Day: Resource Roundup

The fourth annual Digital Learning Day will be on February 4, 2015. We’ve compiled some useful resources to help you celebrate the day with your class and support digital learners all year long.

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Five-Minute Film Festival: Teaching Kids to Code

For teachers interested in incorporating coding and computer programming into the curriculum, VideoAmy has collected a variety of inspiring videos and helpful resources in this Five-Minute Film Festival.

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Teaching Adolescents How to Evaluate the Quality of Online Information

Guest blogger Julie Coiro, a professor of education, examines four critical thinking disciplines for helping middle and high school students determine the value of information they read online.

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Online Poetry Resources

Edutopia blogger Monica Burns shares five websites that feature grade-specific lessons for teaching poetry, plus resources for learning about poets and even an app for helping students memorize written verse.

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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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Take a Quiz: Learn Something New About Yourself!

How tech savvy are you? Are you a visual or a verbal learner? How do you manage your emotions? Take a quiz and get answers to these questions -- and bring the results to your classroom.

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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 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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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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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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Digital Learning Day: Resource Roundup

The fourth annual Digital Learning Day will be on February 4, 2015. We’ve compiled some useful resources to help you celebrate the day with your class and support digital learners all year long.

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