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It is worthy to know and understand the fact that education is the greatest and the most vital tool that will enable anyone to excel in life in this present world of ours,it is the only legacy one should try very hard to live for his or her children.So as to enable them to excel in life and be able to stand the test of time and be able to stand shoulder high among their equals.This is why in my opinion I believe Education Is a very Vital tool.…Continue
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Dear Teachers/ Students
We are a beautiful class here in Africa ( specifically, the beautiful and peaceful country Ghana). As part of our global learning curriculum we have a number of projects that might interest you.
Just Outside Our Windows:
A Look at Communities Around the World. - We would like to share views of our communities with classrooms around the world, and exchange information about what makes each of our…Continue
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The search for knowledge never ends. Even age is never an issue.
Soroti- Most people in their 70s and onwards have retired from the daily slog of work and live a less active life. Not Joyce Atim, an 80-year-old resident of Opiro village, Soroti Sub-county, Soroti…
Added by Hillary on February 21, 2014 at 5:07am — No Comments
La Red Virtual Iberoamericana de Estudio de las NIIF -ReVE-NIIF, invita a la comunidad contable internacional, profesionales en ejercicio, empresarios, financieros y a profesores y estudiantes del área contable y auditoría miembros de ReVE-NIIF al:
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From Daily Monitor
Gayaza High School in Mpigi District has been recognised by the Microsoft Corporation as one of the best academic institutions in the world.
The honour comes after the school participated in a world-wide competition in which 80 schools were shortlisted.
In an e-mail sent out on…
Added by Hillary on February 17, 2014 at 4:27am — No Comments
The World Top 20 Education Poll’s first quarter rankings for the World’s Best Education System will let students, teachers, and parents vote online to help select the country on March 31.
The 2014 World Top 20 Education Poll ranks and monitors 220 countries education systems…Continue
Added by Albert Mitchell II on February 15, 2014 at 10:31am — No Comments
#OZeLIVE Sat/Sun 22-23 Feb 2014 free Online Conf : Asia friendly time http://ozelive.com
This online conference is in 2 weeks time … it is the inaugural conf for this new annual series … to be held online using the webinar platform BlackBoard Collaborate … mainly organised from Australia but with a global reach.
You (colleagues) can attend on any device … even the iPad which is very convenient and now robust enough to use … I’ve…Continue
Added by Chris Smith on February 10, 2014 at 5:15am — No Comments
When Zambia’s education minister, Dr. John Phiri announced this year’s results for 2013 Grade 12 examinations, which were generally very poor, he attributed the deplorable performance to the high levels of illiteracy among Grade 12 pupils. He said, ”The general poor 2013 Grade 12 examination results are attributed to the fact that majority of pupils today cannot read with understanding nor write.” The minister further announced that Grant-Aided and Private schools produced better results…Continue
Summer holidays and camping with family prevented me from attending any of the three google hangouts that Lucy Gray cofounder of the Global Education Conferences held. I shall share my reflections from the "land down under" (Australia) are as follows!
Added by Anne Mirtschin on January 30, 2014 at 4:52am — No Comments
With around 7000 languages spoken all around the world, it's little surprise that communicating with an individual from another country can be a challenge.
However, despite so many languages in use today, there are some which are widely spoken and used in many places all over the globe.
English is the second most spoken tongue in the world, only topped by Mandarin Chinese, and is often referred to as the international language of trade. There's many ways in which to learn to…Continue
Added by Jane Davies on January 15, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments
I attended a variety of sessions. Among them, one titled - From Static to Dynamic: Engaging Students with Technology to Teach Global Issues. Katharine Robinson shared some really cool web tools to engage students while teaching them about world issues. I truly enjoyed learning about so many new tools such as Newseum and Woldmapper.org. I also attended a session offered by Jaime Casap on the Transformation of Education. He shared his ideas on how to develop creativity and life-long…Continue
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I would like to find a partner class in which students will study global infectious diseases and the impact of vaccines and antibiotics on mutation then have the students perform a CDC type forensic discovery in which they must identify an infectious bacterium via identification tests and finally build a model. We would be willing to use multiple forms of synchronous and asynchronous communication in order for the students to discuss back and forth. Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Edmodo,…Continue
Added by Paul R Munshower on December 8, 2013 at 8:05pm — No Comments
Creating Responsible Global Digital Citizens in the Technology Age by Melanie McCreary…Continue
Added by Ikram Eseghir on December 6, 2013 at 7:01pm — No Comments
While I was teaching English in South Korea, I was looking for different ways for my students to practice their English while building connections around the world. I choose to do penpals which turned out to be very time consuming with not a lot of gratification. Dr. Michele L. Haiken, provides an alternative in which a project was taken (breaking down movies into their underlying messages) into a global project with students from Japan.
I'm very grateful that she shared how she…Continue
Added by Andrea Wolf on December 6, 2013 at 6:37pm — No Comments
One of the exciting sessions I have attended is : Twitter for Educators: An Introduction to the Global Collaboration Network by Ashley Cross.
After introducing the importance of social media for global interaction, the presenter explained some important concepts / terms related to social media terminology. The presentation gave practical tips to introduce educators to the use of tweeter in education: how to tweet/ follow/ create a hashtag through…Continue
Added by Ikram Eseghir on December 6, 2013 at 5:56pm — No Comments
In his conference, “Building a Global Culture of Accessibility with Mobile Devices,” Dr. Luis Perez, tried to demonstrate how mobile phones facilitate designs for personalized learning seeing that they are responsive to difference and diversity in the way learning occurs. They facilitate designs for situated learning by providing learning during the course of the activity . The presenter also tried to show how mobile phones could make learner-centered learning possible by…Continue
Added by Riadh Khalifah Boujnah on December 6, 2013 at 5:48pm — No Comments