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March 2011 Blog Posts (15)

Nice Article on Open Textbooks

http://net.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/ELI7070.pdf

 

 

Added by Karim Nurani on March 31, 2011 at 2:55pm — No Comments

Kagulu children

i have just come from a village in Uganda called Kagulu,one of the most remote places in the country with no proper roads,electricity,and piped water.but there is so much hope in this small village,the children and their parents arevery passionate about education and parents are doing anything so that their off springs can receive the education they didn't get.i was greatly moved when i learned that children in one of these schools have to wake up at 3am  in the morning to go line up and fetch… Continue

Added by Irene Kisakye Henrietta on March 26, 2011 at 4:30pm — No Comments

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED AT MOCAP UGANDA

All Global Education users, I would like to submit my request for hosting volunteers from 2weeks and 1year at the project, Motherhood childcare project organization is dedicated to helping disadvantaged children, especially AIDS orphans and street ,disabled children e.t.c in Uganda, Africa. It is a non -profit making organ, and was started in 2006, 350 vulnerable children, with HIV/Aids, orphans, disabled & others. and are catered for through community outreach although we intend to build… Continue

Added by Alice on March 23, 2011 at 2:30am — 1 Comment

Free International Writing Exchange Moodle Courses for Secondary and Post Secondary Schools

Join the International Writing Exchange (IWE) courses in English. The courses are run via Moodle and are suitable for groups of students in schools and universities, as well as for teacher trainees and self-study students. The courses run continuously all year round, in six-week modules. Currently, our students are mostly undergraduates, but… Continue

Added by Dr. Nellie Deutsch on March 20, 2011 at 11:30pm — 1 Comment

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          I am in Thailand naer Vietnam. My work is Educational development'(teacher of teachers).
I want to know all about Ed espect on forien Ed. I think  Ed  in my contry is not Ed on demand.

But I is poor to learn througt Eng Languate.

                 sir 

Added by sumin nartnue on March 18, 2011 at 10:40am — No Comments

Learning English is the United States May Mean More Money

Every day I hear about foreigners who are struggling to learn English while living in the United States.  Those who have lagged behind in learning English may now find that they may have to learn to communicate in English in order to conduct business or personal matters.  Many states are pushing legislation to have Spanish translation of public documents and signs removed from public places. …

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Added by Gail Cavanaugh on March 11, 2011 at 2:47pm — No Comments

The Problems with Learning English

Although English is the most widely spoken language in the world, many immigrants struggle with this language.  It is a difficult language to learn for most foreigners.  This accounts for the many who do come to live in the United States but never become fluent. Read more....







Photo credit: clconroy from… Continue

Added by Gail Cavanaugh on March 11, 2011 at 2:28pm — No Comments

ESL - Should Immigrants in America be Required to Learn English?

With the number of illegal immigrants entering the United States and the number of immigrants who have lived there as citizens, questions always arise as to whether it really is necessary for them to learn English, since so many are able to live and work without a knowledge of the language.  There are benefits to learning the language of the host country.  Read more about the…

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Added by Gail Cavanaugh on March 11, 2011 at 2:15pm — No Comments

Multilanguage Learning

Since our world is becoming increasingly global, children should be given the opportunity to learn more than one language and become fluent in it by age seven.  Many educators are seeing the benefits of exposing children to another language.  Read more about this here.

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Added by Gail Cavanaugh on March 11, 2011 at 1:58pm — No Comments

Coming Together Through Photography and Poetry

Videoetry YouTube Channel

 

Hi Everyone!

 

Julye Augustine at Global Youth Connect suggested joining this group to promote youth connection through a YouTube site I created call Videoetry.  The objective of the site is to encourage youth and adults to use creative photography and poetry together in short snippets of video to highlight their world.

 

The summer reading theme for the 2011…

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Added by Melissa Hager on March 8, 2011 at 9:34pm — No Comments

Kahn Academy

Here's an interesting development - the world's totally free virtual school created by Sal Kahn. Read more about the Kahn Academy: a href="http://www.khanacademy.org/%3E">http://www.khanacademy.org/>;.

Added by Michele Velthuizen on March 6, 2011 at 7:11am — No Comments

Interactive Intercultural Multimedia Educational Technology

With equipment for filming, animation, radio and multimedia presentation we are going to discovery 7000 years of History!

Venue: Serbia

Time: 2nd to 10th of May 2011 (8 days)

Participants: High School Students (14 to 19 years old) and

Teachers interested to implement media literacy and media education in curriculum

Media Educators of the Media Education Centre (Belgrade, Serbia) and High Mowing School,…

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Added by Miomir Rajcevic on March 5, 2011 at 2:42am — No Comments

Ecotech Institute Applauds Colorado for its Leadership in the Cleantech Industry

By Michael Seifert

 

I recently came across a fantastic report published by the Metro Denver Economic Development Corporation. The report evaluates Colorado’s energy industry in two subclusters: (1) fossil fuels and (2) cleantech, which includes companies…

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Added by Crystal T on March 3, 2011 at 12:54pm — 1 Comment

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