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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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How To Use YouTube In Your History Class - Edudemic

How To Use YouTube In Your History Class - Edudemic | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Can you imagine the level of first-hand knowledge today’s students would have if their classrooms came equipped with time machines? Well, believe it or not, they do. Teachers can turn to YouTube to create a virtual time machine. Thanks to uploads of old footage, documentaries and reenactments, YouTube offers a plethora of opportunities to experience …
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How Online Classrooms Are Adapting To The Mobile Generation - Edudemic

How Online Classrooms Are Adapting To The Mobile Generation - Edudemic | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Education is a crucial component to success in the modern world. With the ever-progressing forms of communication and technology, we have seen an explosion of online tools and options that have become available to the mobile and tech savvy generation of today. Enhanced Models and Simulations Image via Flickr by possbeth In the past, teachers used tools …
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Strike threat, higher fees as students

Strike threat, higher fees as students | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Schools reopen this week for the beginning of the second term amid serious concerns that learning may be interrupted.
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MPs and university students speak in one voice to oppose a planned increase in university fees - YouTube

Members of parliament and university students were joining hands to oppose a planned increase in university fees, expected to take effect from September 2014...
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How To Use 5 Highly-Rated Apps In The Classroom - Edudemic

How To Use 5 Highly-Rated Apps In The Classroom - Edudemic | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
We’ve been tracking some of the more interesting new technology products thanks to the new(ish) Global Education Database. It’s a helpful tool to help you find the best products for your classroom, and figure out how to implement them. A good place to start is with the most popular tools, but you can search by …
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7 Ways To Transform Education By 2030 - Edudemic

7 Ways To Transform Education By 2030 - Edudemic | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
It’s a simple question: what will high school look like in 2030? The reality is that we don’t know. There isn’t a plan. Up until now there has been a tacit belief that education systems will evolve to meet the needs of the future. But, what if our current modus operandi can’t evolve quickly enough? …
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Education for the 21st Century

Education for the 21st Century | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

Putting quality education at the heart of development Since its creation in 1945, UNESCO’s mission has been to contribute to the building of peace, poverty eradication, lasting development and intercultural dialogue, with education as one of its principal activities to achieve this aim. The Organization is committed to a holistic and humanistic vision of quality education worldwide, the realization of everyone’s right to education, and the belief that education plays a fundamental role in human, social and economic development. - See more at: http://en.unesco.org/themes/education-21st-century#sthash.O3pAYbFq.dpuf

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Teaching and Learning: Achieving quality for all | Kenya School Report

Teaching and Learning: Achieving quality for all | Kenya School Report | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

The 2013/4 Education for All Global Monitoring Report shows why education is pivotal for development in a rapidly changing world. It explains how investing wisely in teachers, and other reforms aimed at strengthening equitable learning, transform the long-term prospects of people and societies.

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What is SAT and How can you pass the test? | Capital Campus

What is SAT and How can you pass the test? | Capital Campus | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

Many colleges and universities in the US require students to take the SAT to be considered for admission. The goal of this presentation is to help students understand what the test is about and how to register for it in Kenya. Created by American Higher Education Consulting – Connecting Kenya To North American Education.

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Students In Public Universities Opposed To Planned Tuition Fees Hike - YouTube

The national universities student organizations are calling on the government to halt the planned increment of university fees scheduled to take effect next ...
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5 must-watch higher education TED talks - eCampus News

5 must-watch higher education TED talks - eCampus News | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Five of the best TED talks given within the last couple of years on higher education and technology.
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Nip your children’s extravagance at school in the bud.

Nip your children’s extravagance at school in the bud. | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
With the new school term starting next week, many parents will certainly fall prey to the many tricks used by pupils in obtaining more ‘pocket’ money than they require.
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These are the best Varsities to study Comp Science | Capital Campus

These are the best Varsities to study Comp Science | Capital Campus | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

QS has just released the rankings of best universities in academic fields. The QS World University Ranking by Subject 2013/2014 ranks Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has the best institution to study Computer Science & Information Systems. Unfortunately, ‘World’ does not include Africa because we don’t feature on the top 50 institutions and not even on the category drop down. Here goes the top 20:

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5 Inspirational Quotes Teachers Should Love - Edudemic

5 Inspirational Quotes Teachers Should Love - Edudemic | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Sometimes quotations can really sum up what we’re thinking or feeling in words that are much more eloquently put than what we can come up with in the moment. You can use them to help remind you that others are feeling, seeing, and doing the same thing as you are. You can use them to …
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Hope for lower fees this term dashed as State breaks pledge

Hope for lower fees this term dashed as State breaks pledge | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
As schools reopen this week, parents will have to contend with high tuition fees despite a Government promise that the charges would be reviewed.
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How Gardening Enables Interdisciplinary Learning

How Gardening Enables Interdisciplinary Learning | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
High school student Pierre combined biology, math, economics, and more to transform his campus greenhouse into a sustainable aquaponic system that provides fresh vegetables for the cafeteria.
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Codecademy Now Home to 24 Million Programmers-in-Training

Codecademy Now Home to 24 Million Programmers-in-Training | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Students are rallying behind a pro–computer science initiative as a new way to learn basic programming online for free.
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The Barriers To Using Social Media In Education (Part 1 of 2) - Edudemic

The Barriers To Using Social Media In Education (Part 1 of 2) - Edudemic | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
“When you step away from the prepackaged structure of traditional education, you’ll discover that there are many more ways to learn outside school than within.” - Kio Start In this article, we have analysed the impact of Social Media on the education sector while also empathizing with educators on their resistance to the use of …
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The New Alphabet Students Are Really Learning - Edudemic

The New Alphabet Students Are Really Learning - Edudemic | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
We talk a lot here about the technologies available to our students now that were not available to us at that time in our lives. Part of that is almost unavoidable – these technologies form a huge part of our daily lives, and it is really difficult to try not to compare that with the …
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How STEM Can Save The World (Or At Least Help A Bit) - Edudemic

How STEM Can Save The World (Or At Least Help A Bit) - Edudemic | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
STEM is still a big deal these days. There’s still a push to get more students interested in STEM, and there’s still a lot of discussion happening around the ever-present ‘gender divide‘ in STEM subjects. The handy infographic below takes a look at the current STEM landscape in high school and higher education. Keep reading …
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5 Lessons You Need to Learn Immediately After You Graduate | Capital Campus

5 Lessons You Need to Learn Immediately After You Graduate | Capital Campus | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

Graduation could be one of the happiest days of a person’s life or the most frustrating. When those years of study come to an end, that’s when the real work begins. Some graduates hit the ground running, looking for work using a popular strategy known as tarmarking. Others rely on influential relatives to get them jobs. There is also a third group of people that sends a hundred e-mails to a hundred different organisations, waiting for one to reply with a job offer. 

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5 Questions to Ask About High School Laptop, Tablet Initiatives - US News

5 Questions to Ask About High School Laptop, Tablet Initiatives - US News | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Ask if your teen’s school has detailed plans for its one-to-one program and if teachers are prepared to use devices in the classroom.
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6 Key Benefits Of Mind Mapping - Edudemic

6 Key Benefits Of Mind Mapping - Edudemic | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
When I talk to people about mind mapping, I usually find myself facing one of two reactions: The person I’m speaking with either LOVES mind maps, or pretty much has no idea what they are or what they could be used for. We’ve discussed mind maps occasionally in the past, but I recently stumbled on …
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Female graduate teachers eclipse males in jobs

Female graduate teachers eclipse males in jobs | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
For the first time, degree trained female teachers surpassed their male counterparts in primary schools.
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