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Free Resources for Teachers | Continuing Discussions Online

Free Resources for Teachers | Continuing Discussions Online | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
These tips will teach your students how to end a response in a way that will encourage other students to reply and participate thoughtfully, furthering the conversation.

 

 

 

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News, trends and resources on 21st century learning and teaching to empower students, teachers and parents in Kenya. For a compete list of education resources go to: http://kenyaschoolreport.com/resources
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Access 100's of FREE education resources for teachers, students, parents and school administrators. A list of scholarships included.

Access 100's of FREE education resources for teachers, students, parents and school administrators.  A list of scholarships included. | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

KenyaSchoolReport.com has compiled FREE resources for students, teachers, parents, and school administrators. Check them out!!!

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Report: Abolish ranking of schools after examinations

Report: Abolish ranking of schools after examinations | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Ranking of schools during the release of national examinations results must be reviewed and a realistic measure of evaluating performance adopted, a new report has proposed.
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Each teacher should work for 22 hours per week in a class of 45

Each teacher should work for 22 hours per week in a class of 45 | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
The 'Report of the Taskforce on Secondary School Fees 2014' proposes enforcement of a policy requiring that no class has more than 45 students. It also recommends that each school should only have a maximum of three streams per class.
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Samburu's Forgotten School - YouTube

Dilapidated School In Samburu Has Never Graduated A Single Class 8 Student Ordinarily, if a primary school has been in operation for 15 years, it is expected...
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3 things you need to know about disruptive innovation in higher ed [Educause 2014]

3 things you need to know about disruptive innovation in higher ed [Educause 2014] | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
A general session keynote by Clayton Christensen laid out what higher ed administrators should know about disruption in the marketplace.
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Setback for Jubilee as court annuls Sh24b laptops tender to Indian firm

Setback for Jubilee as court annuls Sh24b laptops tender to Indian firm | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Eighteen months after ascending to power, President Uhuru Kenyatta and Deputy President William Ruto will have to wait longer to fulfil Jubilee’s promise to give 1.2 million laptops to Standard One children.
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Welcome to school smaller than soccer pitch, but has 2,700 pupils

Welcome to school smaller than soccer pitch, but has 2,700 pupils | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
When the Narc Government introduced Free Primary Education in 2003, it was sweet music to the ears of hundreds of thousands of parents who were struggling to pay fees.
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Inadequate sleep hurting grades in public universities, study shows

Inadequate sleep hurting grades in public universities, study shows | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Low grades are stalking many public university students because of poor sleep patterns as they worry about family problems, empty wallets and love affairs gone sour.
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The agony of students waiting for HELB loans | Capital Campus

The agony of students waiting for HELB loans | Capital Campus | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

It’s a chilly Friday morning and Collins Juma is heading to the administration block Moi University to check at the ATM machine whether the HELB disbursements have been done. This is the third time he is been here in a span of three weeks. He inserts the ATM card into the machine with hope only to find his expectations cut short by the sound of an empty account.

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Predicting exam questions

Predicting exam questions | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Even as students prepare for exams, it is not always easy to read all your notes and remember everything. That is why it is important to narrow down the topics that are likely to be tested.
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Uhuru to Youth: Embrace technology-driven agriculture | Capital Campus

Uhuru to Youth: Embrace technology-driven agriculture | Capital Campus | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

President Uhuru Kenyatta has advised the youth to embrace technology-driven agriculture instead of waiting for the elusive ‘white collar’ jobs that are diminishing by the day.

Speaking Friday when he opened this year’s ASK Nyeri National Show at Kabiruini Showground, the President said that agriculture had the potential to provide millions of decent jobs to young people.

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World education for sustainable development conference to be held in Japan

World education for sustainable development conference to be held in Japan | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Delegates drawn from the world will in November assemble in Japan to discuss an important milestone for Education for Sustainable Development (ESD), marking a decade since ESD was launched.
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School technology: How families can manage cost of students' tech needs

TORONTO - As the kids head back to school, even the most prepared families will face a daunting array of technology spending choices that can be reduced or avoided with a little teamwork involving parents, students and teachers.
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11% of standard eight pupils in the country cannot execute simple standard two classwork - YouTube

Education statistics that indicate 11% of standard eight pupils in the country cannot execute simple standard two classwork especially in mathematics. This i...
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Categorise schools into five groups to ease admission, says report

Categorise schools into five groups to ease admission, says report | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Schools should only be divided into five categories for the purposes of students' admission to Form One.
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Duo sets up platform for busy people who have pending tasks

Ever since their university years, 21-year-old Leila Khalif and her 23-year-old classmate Edwin Nderitu have had desire to help Kenyans living in the diaspora easily invest back home.
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Pupils learn the hard way as cattle raiders disrupt life

Pupils learn the hard way as cattle raiders disrupt life | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Teachers going to great lengths to ensure pupils remain in school.
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Parents, teachers clash over Sh24b laptops for schools project

Parents, teachers clash over Sh24b laptops for schools project | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Education stakeholders have clashed over the handling of the laptops for Standard One pupils by the Jubilee Government.
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Government to rank universities according to their best courses | Capital Campus

Government to rank universities according to their best courses | Capital Campus | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

The Government is set to develop a ranking system to help asses excellence grades in universities. Education Cabinet Secretary Prof. Jacob Kaimenyi revealed the Government, through the Commission for University Education (CUE), will determine unique areas of competencies universities have and this will stimulate healthy competition among local universities.

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16,000 college students to get Helb loans

16,000 college students to get Helb loans | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Students selected to join technical colleges have a reason to smile. Some 16,000 who have enrolled in technical industrial vocational and entrepreneurship training (Tivet) institutions will benefit from Government loans for the first time this year.
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Why teachers shouldn't celebrate Sh50 billion pay increase proposal yet

Why teachers shouldn't celebrate Sh50 billion pay increase proposal yet | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
A flurry of correspondence between the teachers' employer and the salaries commission seen by The Standard highlights the difficult path ahead for talks on higher pay for tutors.
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My visual impairment is not a disability

My visual impairment is not a disability | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
He never thought that his life would take a different turn until an accident blinded him. He was 14 at the time and was preparing for an inter-school football competition
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Parliamentary Budget Office pokes holes in wanting education system

Parliamentary Budget Office pokes holes in wanting education system | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
The Parliamentary Budget Office has returned a stinging verdict on the country's education system. It says most graduates are half-baked, especially those heading for the blue-collar job market.
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Writers’ club new kid on the block.

Writers’ club new kid on the block. | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
The publishing industry has welcomed in its fold the youngest budding writer: an eight-year-old Standard Three pupil.
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Ex-minister faults education system

Ex-minister faults education system | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Former Education minister Oloo Aringo has urged the Government to adopt skill-based education system to equip students with necessary skills for venturing into self-employment.
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Google for Education Blog Aims to Help Teachers With Technology

Google for Education Blog Aims to Help Teachers With Technology | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
The new Google blog is aimed at helping teachers keep abreast of all the educational tools and opportunities available to teachers and students from Google.
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