Edutopia’s Educational Documentaries Available for Free Download Now

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Sabrina Smith
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Award-Winning Educational Videos available on iTunes U

San Rafael, California (September 16, 2008) -- Edutopia is proud to announce that we are now offering free downloadable video content on iTunes U, a dedicated area of the iTunes Store featuring free education audio and video. With Edutopia on iTunes U, you can instantly download Edutopia's Core Concept documentary videos highlighting public school innovations in project learning, technology integration, teacher development, social and emotional learning, assessment, and integrated studies. A selection of more than seventy-five videos from our archives is available now, with more to come soon.

Teachers, administrators, and educational leaders can incorporate targeted documentaries direct from Edutopia.org into classroom presentations, teacher-development programs, and community-awareness campaigns. For example,

Until now, Edutopia's videos have been available for viewing only on Edutopia.org and by purchasing a DVD. But now you can easily view and download these inspiring documentaries anytime, free, through iTunes U in the iTunes Store and through Edutopia.org at edutopia.org/itunes.

About Edutopia:

Edutopia is published by The George Lucas Educational Foundation, founded in 1991 by filmmaker George Lucas as a nonprofit operating foundation that publishes media to document and disseminate the most innovative practices in K–12 education, including how technology offers many new opportunities for teaching and learning. Through its Edutopia.org Web site, the award-winning Edutopia magazine, and Edutopia video, the Foundation is a leading resource for educators who want to improve schools for the twenty-first century.