George Lucas Educational FoundationCelebrating 30 years

Online Learning

Explore innovative ways to use technology to expand learning beyond the walls of your classroom.

  • How To Foster Kindness During Distance Learning

    Practicing intentional kindness lays the foundation for good academic work. Here’s how to encourage it in a virtual classroom.
  • Teacher helps student working on Chromebook while wearing masks

    Flexible Lesson Planning for World Language Classes

    A predictable structure for world language lessons can keep students on track when shifting between distance, hybrid, and in-person learning.
    Laura Boyd
    106
  • Small group of middle school students works together

    Tips for Promoting Student Voice in Middle School

    Carefully crafted units and relevant choice reading assignments can support students in sharing their thoughts.
    129
  • Making a Shared Space for In-Person and Remote Learners

    Making a Shared Space for In-Person and Remote Learners

    Building community in a concurrent teaching model is challenging, but collaborative learning is possible with the right virtual tools.
    3.5k
  • An illustration of a figure examining data

    The 10 Most Significant Education Studies of 2020

    We reviewed hundreds of educational studies in 2020 and then highlighted 10 of the most significant—covering topics from virtual learning to the reading wars and the decline of standardized tests.
    18.4k
  • Teenage girl distance learning on laptop at home

    Strategies to Encourage Students to Turn Their Cameras On

    Incorporating SEL approaches, playing games, and giving students options can inspire them to show their faces.
    21.5k
  • Teacher giving a lesson in class room with distance learning.

    10 Teacher Picks for Best Tech Tools

    Teachers and administrators from pre-K through 12th grade named these tools their top picks for this year and beyond.
    9.2k
  • A Bitmoji Classroom

    Educators Turn to Bitmoji to Build Community and Engagement

    Both fun and practical, Bitmoji classrooms are adding some levity to fall planning this year.
    29.5k
  • Teenage girl smiling during remote learning class on laptop at home

    A Better Breakout Room Experience for Students

    Five strategies that help middle and high school students form a community of learners in the virtual classroom.
    5.8k
  • Using Hand Signals for More Equitable Discussions

    Whether your class discussions are online or off, hand signals enable students to engage in multiple ways.
    30.6k
  • Illustration of a person contemplating a maze it their head

    Teaching Through a Pandemic: A Mindset for This Moment

    Hundreds of teachers, many of them operating in countries where teach-from-home has been in place for weeks, weigh in on the mental approach you need to stay grounded in this difficult time.
    42.9k
  • A computer and book indicating new challenges in digital learning.

    What Teachers in China Have Learned in the Past Month

    An American whose classroom in Beijing is now online shares what she and her team have learned since the coronavirus hit, just as U.S. teachers make the same shift.
    42.2k
  • First grade teacher instructs a hybrid classroom

    Hybrid Teaching Strategies for Elementary Classrooms

    Some adaptations for hybrid classrooms, like digital manipulatives and instructional videos—will be worth keeping when all students are back in the room.
    3.8k
  • Teacher works at his desk in empty classroom during distance learning

    How Universal Design for Learning Can Help With Lesson Planning This Year

    The core concepts of UDL are particularly helpful for teachers moving between remote, hybrid and in-person teaching.
    1.9k
  • A photo of the classic board game "Battleship"

    13 Virtual Games to Play in Your Elementary Classroom

    From scavenger hunts to Pictionary, we’ve gathered a batch of virtual games to get students talking, laughing, and engaging with peers.
    10k

Follow Edutopia

  • facebook icon
  • twitter icon
  • instagram icon
  • pinterest icon
  • youtube icon
  • Privacy Policy
  • Terms of Use

George Lucas Educational Foundation