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May 2012 Blog Posts (12)

On discussing deep topics with young children

"Children are not the people of tomorrow, but people today. They are entitled to be taken seriously. They have a right to be treated by adults with tenderness and respect, as equals." - Janusz Korczak.

This winter, my youngest son was studying time in school. The kids were told about calendar and time units. During an evening conversation at the table,…

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Added by Julia Brodsky on May 31, 2012 at 3:30pm — No Comments

El timo de las TIC en el aula. Parte II

Ahora que tenemos “un sistema más eficiente y económico” para trabajar el contenido curricular fuera de la escuela, ¿qué hacemos con la sala de clase? CONTINÚA>>>

Added by JUAN QUINTANA on May 30, 2012 at 6:15pm — No Comments

Enjoy English

Dear GEC friends!

I invite you to visit my blog!I think you will enjoy with learning and sharing English !

Added by Parvana Pirieva on May 29, 2012 at 3:16pm — No Comments

Humanising the classroom

I was preparing a presentation for differentiating mathematics using technology recently, and ended up editing a TED talk by Salman Khan.

What struck me was Khan's idea that technology can humanise the classroom - which, as Khan acknowledges, is in some ways counterintuitive. Indeed, when I talk to teachers about technology in the classroom, they have visions of a very inhuman scenario, where students have their eyes glued to the screens, interacting with noone. I'd…

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Added by Rob Sbaglia on May 27, 2012 at 8:00pm — No Comments

El timo de las TIC en el aula. Parte I

Todo aprendizaje es tiempo de clausura (interiorización), y de apertura social presencial-virtual (exteriorización). Aquella tecnología que no pueda acompañar al aprendiz en cualquier momento y por los parajes de los tres espacios: uno privado-entrañable, otro social-compartido (presencial y virtual) carece de sentido. CONTINÚA>>>

Added by JUAN QUINTANA on May 26, 2012 at 11:08pm — No Comments

Melody Gone

Reposted from sbaglia.com

I was going to tackle this idea in a completely different way, then late at night I stumbled across this video. Watch it first before reading on, as it may give an insight to my state of mind when writing this.

I received a message from an artist…

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Added by Rob Sbaglia on May 26, 2012 at 1:00am — No Comments

Hands on the Wheel

Being a new dad is easily the most amazing experience of my life. My little girl, now thirteen months old, astonishes me every day with her rapidly developing communication skills, and her mobility - she has gone from slow crawling to pushing her wheelie-bug around the house with abandon in what seems like the blink of…

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Added by Rob Sbaglia on May 15, 2012 at 7:00am — No Comments

Connect with Morocco, North Africa.

I want to open a channel of communication with a high school from Morocco. Students can share, learn, and exchange ideas that benefit the world. Who wants to join.

Added by Madiha Benosmane on May 13, 2012 at 11:31am — 1 Comment


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Saying hello

    Hello everybody. I'm glad to join the Global team.Hope everyone is fine !!

Added by Maha Hassan on May 11, 2012 at 6:42pm — No Comments

Caminata por La Paz Escolar

Ayer 10 de mayo del 2012, estudiantes, docentes, padres, representantes de la Unidad Educativa Carabobo. Participaron en la programación institucional : Caminata por la Paz escolar, conferencias manejo de las emociones, representación teatral manejo de conflicto y bailes del grupo Maranatha.

Dicha…

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Added by Janette Paiva on May 11, 2012 at 2:45pm — No Comments

Bahasa Bahasa

Since learning to speak a language myself, I've valued the role of languages in schools. One of the most life-changing periods of my life was when I went to live in the city of Perugia as a part of my PhD studies in 2000-2001. Immersed in Italian language, I went from knowing a few words to becoming close to fluent in three months. It was an astonishing transformation, one…

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Added by Rob Sbaglia on May 10, 2012 at 6:17pm — 1 Comment

New-Old Program gets new Life...

G'day Friends of Global Education...

I am happy to let you know that I have been appointed as the new Director of the Silicon Valley Centre for Global Education here at San Jose State University.  The Centre had a distinct "immigration" flavour to it for a short while, but we are going to take it even further with new faculty incentive grants, student incentive grants, a slew of seminars and will be incorporating social media throughout.  If I can ever help you - just give me…

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Added by Peter F. Young on May 3, 2012 at 11:17am — No Comments

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