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Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching
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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The 8 Key Elements Of Digital Literacy - Edudemic

The 8 Key Elements Of Digital Literacy - Edudemic | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Many teachers have added ‘digital literacy’ as number four on the list of literacies their students should have (or be working towards, in most cases). Reading, writing, and math are now followed by digital literacy. Obviously, depending on the grade level  you teach, your students will have different abilities in each of the four areas, …
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Understanding Google Certification - Edudemic

Understanding Google Certification - Edudemic | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
A challenge of raising a connected generation of students is figuring out how to be a connected learner yourself. This requires learning about the tools that support connections and connected learning, and to accomplish this goal you may want to consider Google Certification. Which one is the best option? Here are two great ways you …
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Does Your School Teach Computer Science? Should It? - Edudemic

Does Your School Teach Computer Science? Should It? - Edudemic | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
More courses in STEM subjects, teaching more students how to code, and getting more girls and women into traditionally male professions (ie, the STEM subjects) are all big topics these days. The main issue that all of these things address is that as our world develops technologically and becomes more tech dependent, we will need more …
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Prospective varsity, college students told to review applications online

Prospective varsity, college students told to review applications online | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
The body charged with university admissions has asked students who have qualified to study degree and diploma courses to review their applications online.
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Africa: Education Plays Key Role in Advancing Women, Girls, and Communities, Report Says.

Africa: Education Plays Key Role in Advancing Women, Girls, and Communities, Report Says. | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

Girls with little or no education are far more likely to be married as children, suffer domestic violence, live in poverty, and lack a say over household spending or their own health care than better-educated peers, which harms them, their children, and communities, a new report by the World Bank Group finds.

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What Your Classroom Setup May Be Saying To Students - Edudemic

What Your Classroom Setup May Be Saying To Students - Edudemic | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
I looked out at my room the other day – the same room I started to teach Japanese in when it was a new school in in 1997. The blackboard is now a whiteboard, the screen is there for my computer…and wow – is that the same old TV in the corner for video announcements? …
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How Does Classroom Design Affect Student Learning? - Edudemic

How Does Classroom Design Affect Student Learning? - Edudemic | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
As a teacher, you can do a lot of different things in your classroom to help your students succeed. You can offer extra help, implement technology, use personalized learning resources, etc, etc. But something that is often overlooked is the actual physical classroom space. When we think of how our physical classrooms impact students, we …
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New university cut-off points, admission rules released

New university cut-off points, admission rules released | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Candidates who sat the 2013 Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) examinations will, for the first time, have a chance to apply for diploma courses in public institutions.
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Teachers Service Commission plans to revise teachers code of regulation

Teachers Service Commission plans to revise teachers code of regulation | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
The Teachers Service Commission has initiated a process of revising two important documents that sets out the terms and conditions of service for the teaching service.
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Are Our Children Learning? Literacy and Numeracy Across East Africa- Uwezo Report 2013 | Kenya School Report

Are Our Children Learning? Literacy and Numeracy Across East Africa- Uwezo Report 2013 | Kenya School Report | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Are Our Children Learning? Literacy and Numeracy Across East Africa- Uwezo Report 2013
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A Quick Guide To Keeping Students Safe Online - Edudemic

A Quick Guide To Keeping Students Safe Online - Edudemic | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
The internet may bring the world to our fingertips, but that means both the good and the bad aspects of what you can find online. Along with easy access to research materials, online museums, connections via social media, and purpose built for education apps and web tools comes inappropriate content, peer bullying, and online predators. …
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Body decries rise of teenage pregnancies.

Body decries rise of teenage pregnancies. | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
More girls are dropping out of school as cases of teenage pregnancies continue to soar, the National Gender and Equality Commission (NGEC) chairperson Winfred Lichuma has said.
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Teachers reject new retirement proposal from SRC

Teachers reject new retirement proposal from SRC | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Teachers from the South Rift have rejected a proposal by the SRC to revert retirement age to 55.
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Do You Know The 4 Stages Of Learning? - Edudemic

Do You Know The 4 Stages Of Learning? - Edudemic | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
The idea that different students may learn differently (otherwise known as ‘learning styles) is a pretty hot-button issue. In fact, I don’t think any other topic has garnered us such a large amount of hate-mail, even though we’ve tried to approach the topic from both sides of the argument. That said, regardless of how you …
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7 Effective Templates For Teacher Feedback - Edudemic

7 Effective Templates For Teacher Feedback - Edudemic | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Feedback in the classroom is often one-sided: the teacher gives feedback and the student receives it, generally relating to the quality of their work. Depending on the level of the students you teach, you may find yourself subject to student evaluation, but generally that only comes once a semester (at least at the university level), …
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Why it’s time for new methods of teaching

Why it’s time for new methods of teaching | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Educators and employers alike have for a long time expressed concern about the growing gap between the knowledge and skills learners acquire in school, and the competencies they need in 21st century workplaces.
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Top national schools take lion’s share of slots in the public universities

Top national schools take lion’s share of slots in the public universities | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Alliance, Kabarak, Maseno and Maranda are among top national schools that will send the highest number of candidates to public universities.
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School attendance in Turkana plummets due to lack of feeding programmes - YouTube

World Food Programme officials in the county stopped school feeding programmes in Turkana, after claims emerged that the school-feeding programme was being misused. The programme was aimed at attracting school going children to schools with the promise of food especially in dry seasons, which is a normal occurrence in Turkana.

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18 Innovative Teachers Worth Knowing About - Edudemic

18 Innovative Teachers Worth Knowing About - Edudemic | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Not too long ago, PBS Learning Media announced the latest round of educators selected for the 2014 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators program. We’ve talked about it in past years, but if you’re not familiar, the program rewards tech-savvy K-12 educators from across the country who are serving as leaders in the education technology space and incorporating …
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10 Lesser Known Facts About Math - Edudemic

10 Lesser Known Facts About Math - Edudemic | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
For many students, the idea of ‘math‘ brings about some less than savory feelings. Dislike, anxiety, dread, etc etc. But as many teachers know, math can be fun too, and it has many practical applications in daily life. Just for fun, the handy infographic below outlines 10 lesser known facts about math. Share them with …
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Head teachers must be re-trained, says Education Cabinet Secretary Jacob Kaimenyi

Head teachers must be re-trained, says Education Cabinet Secretary Jacob Kaimenyi | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Primary and secondary school head teachers who do not hold a diploma in Education Management will not be allowed to serve as administrators, Education Cabinet Secretary Jacob Kaimenyi has said.
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A Visual Guide To Slowing Down The Distracted Generation - Edudemic

A Visual Guide To Slowing Down The Distracted Generation - Edudemic | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
I’m guilty. And I’m definitely too old to be considered part of the ‘distracted generation’. I didn’t grow up with a device in hand at all times, hopping from shiny thing to shiny thing on the internet. I use tools to help keep me from being distracted online. Distractions are all around with technology, and connecting …
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Standard Digital News - Kenya, France sign research pact

Standard Digital News - Kenya, France sign research pact | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

The Kenya and French governments have renewed the scientific cooperation in various research programmes in the country for the next five years at a cost of Sh765 million.

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Graduates make most of free degrees

Graduates make most of free degrees | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Students are making the most of flexible learning to graduate from a university they don't have to pay for.

Ali Patrik Eid is a happy man right now. A few weeks ago he graduated from a university that he didn't pay a penny for. He didn't even have to show up for lectures.

And when his wife gave birth to twins shortly after he started his course in business management, it was no problem for him to take six months off to help take care of them.

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#BringBackOurGirls. And bring back our country, President Jonathan

#BringBackOurGirls. And bring back our country, President Jonathan | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Chibundu Onuzo: Occupy Nigeria taught us the power of social media – maybe the Chibok schoolgirl abductions will shame politicians into serving Nigerians
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