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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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Confronting the Abominable Snow Day

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5 Best Practices for the Flipped Classroom

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Top Issue-Oriented Computer Simulations

Check out these serious games to see what the buzz is all about.

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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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Serious Tips for Using Serious Games in Class

Experts on issue-oriented computer simulations offer advice on how to do it right.

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Computer Games Explore Social Issues

The fluid, interactive nature of simulations makes them ideal for tackling complex subjects.

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Student-Information Systems Monitor Kids' Grades

Online technology connects moms and dads to what's happening in class.

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Feedback: A Smart Investment

The business of educating entrepreneurs.

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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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Student-Information Systems Monitor Kids' Grades

Online technology connects moms and dads to what's happening in class.

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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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The School of Second Life: Education Online

Creating new avenues of pedagogy in a virtual world.

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A Computer for Every Lap: The Maine Learning Technology Initiative

The state's governor spearheads an effort to provide every public school student with a laptop computer.

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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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How to Build Your Own Multimedia Adventure

Add music and images to your classroom writing exercise, and see how exposure to virtual adventures spurs students' imagination.

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Animation as a Pathway to College and a Career
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Career Technical Classes: Preparing Tomorrow's Skilled Professionals

Learning trade skills without losing sight of college.

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