George Lucas Educational Foundation

Technology Integration

Explore new tools and strategies for empowering students to fully participate in a connected, technology-rich society.

  • Technology Integration

    Helping Students With ADHD Stay Organized

    Digital portals like Google Classroom and Moodle can benefit students who struggle with organization and executive function.
  • Technology Integration

    ‘Alexa, Do You Belong in the Classroom?’

    Educators balance privacy concerns with learning possibilities when considering the use of voice devices in the classroom.
  • Differentiated Instruction

    Differentiating by Offering Choices

    Elementary students have a better chance of showing what they’re learning when they have a choice about how to show it.
  • Technology Integration

    The Beginning of the End of Snow Days

    Districts around the U.S. are working out policies and procedures for having kids work at home when inclement weather closes schools.
  • Technology Integration

    5 Apps for Making Movies on Mobile Devices

    Every year at Hollywood award shows, we see fantastic movies celebrated for their rich storytelling and dynamic performances. Your students can become moviemakers, too, thanks to some powerful apps for mobile devices. With these tools, your children can take videos and edit their work to make professional quality movies using iOS devices (iPads and iPhones) and Android tablets.
  • Technology Integration

    Using Video Content to Amplify Learning

    New teachers often struggle with finding multiple ways for students to access course content, and video clips can help.
  • Technology Integration

    15 Characteristics of a 21st-Century Teacher

    A teacher reflects on our changing society and how change informs what teaching is like today.
  • Technology Integration

    Tech Buddies: Building Technology Skills Through Peer Teaching

    See the learning on both sides when fifth graders teach computer skills to first graders.
  • Blended Learning

    4 Tips for Managing Blended Learning

    Google Classroom can help with some of the logistical issues that blended learning creates for teachers and students.
  • Literacy

    3 Strategies to Fire Up Hesitant Writers

    Young writers often feel blocked by the act of writing itself. Use these ideas to help get their thoughts flowing.
  • Digital Citizenship

    How to Teach Internet Safety to Younger Elementary Students

    A lesson plan for helping students as young as kindergarten begin to understand how to be safe online.
  • Technology Integration

    The Epic BYOD Toolbox

    We’ve collected dozens of apps and tools for your bring-your-own-device classroom, with options for student writing, presentations, screencasting, assessment, and more.
  • Technology Integration

    Effective Technology Use in Math Class

    Ensuring that the technology we bring into math classes fosters active engagement is key.
  • Classroom Management

    How to Manage Cell Phones in the Classroom

    What is your school and classroom cell phone policy? Read these tips when devising an effective plan for student use of mobile phones of campus.
  • Blended Learning

    Are We Innovating, or Just Digitizing Traditional Teaching?

    Blended learning has the potential to transform the way teachers teach and students learn—if we take advantage of all that it offers