Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching
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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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2012 Kenyan Tech Scene review: Tech/Incubation hubs

2012 Kenyan Tech Scene review: Tech/Incubation hubs | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
This year has seen a number of ICT incubation hubs and international investors set up base in Kenya, with Nairobi in particular catching the eye of the likes of IBM and private seed fund 88mph, just the latest entrants into the rapidly growing...
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Wrath of a girlfriend helps developer win Sh1Million Appstar Challenge | Capital Campus

Wrath of a girlfriend helps developer win Sh1Million Appstar Challenge | Capital Campus | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned, especially if that woman is your girlfriend and you forget her birthday; There will be hell to pay. But one young Kenyan developer took the unforgettable lesson and turned it into an opportunity to the many people who need help with remembering important dates.

Bernard Mukangu developed Automs.gs, an SMS scheduler application that allows the automatic sending of personalized text messages on pre-scheduled dates to make sure users don’t forget those very important dates.

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Roma parents, children go to school together to curb dropouts

Roma parents, children go to school together to curb dropouts | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Sitting at small green desks, Roma adults listen attentively to a teacher as they attend class at their children's school in Spain, in a project that aims to cut the minority's high dropout rate.
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Kenya gets boost as education plan recognized at global fete

Kenya gets boost as education plan recognized at global fete | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Kenya has received a deserved mention on the world stage at the just concluded Global Peace Convention (GPC) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
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Stanford and Carnegie Launch Free Online Forest Monitoring Course -- Campus Technology

Stanford and Carnegie Launch Free Online Forest Monitoring Course -- Campus Technology | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

A joint project of Stanford University and Carnegie Institution for Science will make forest monitoring tools and training freely available to allow people around the world to monitor the health of their forests through raw satellite images. See other free online trainings at: http://kenyaschoolreport.com/resources/student-tools-and-resources

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What Role Is Google Playing In Education? - Edudemic

What Role Is Google Playing In Education? - Edudemic | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
It’s not a secret that Google is omnipresent in the modern world. So Google’s attempts to penetrate into the sphere of education come as no surprise.
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Knowledge Transmission | What is Social Learning? Infographic

Knowledge Transmission | What is Social Learning? Infographic | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
RT @maprats: Knowledge Transmission | What is Social Learning? Infographic http://t.co/OajVDbFKd6
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Formative Assessment Techniques in a 21st Century Classroom - EdTechReview™ (ETR)

Formative Assessment Techniques in a 21st Century Classroom - EdTechReview™ (ETR) | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
21st century educators recognize the need of formative assessment as its goal is to monitor student learning and provide ongoing feedback to instructors to improve their teaching and to students to improve their learning.
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Lessons From Nelson Mandela's Life and Legacy

Lessons From Nelson Mandela's Life and Legacy | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
I knew, like so many of us, that Nelson Mandela's days were coming to a close.
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The world needs more subtle ‘nods’ to innovation in Sub-Saharan Africa

The world needs more subtle ‘nods’ to innovation in Sub-Saharan Africa | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Related PostsInnovation Africa 2013 HighlightsInnovation Africa 2013 – ICT for Education – Smarter Education, Digital Learning & Content Development: Chaired by IBMFour Sub-Saharan schools selected as winners of Microsoft’s 2014 [...]...
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Kenya celebrates 50 years of independence from Britain 12.12.2013

Kenya celebrates 50 years of independence from Britain 12.12.2013 | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
In Nairobi and across the country, Kenya has celebrated 50 years of independence, with national leaders praising progress made since 1963. Britain had ruled Kenya since 1895.
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The greatest Nelson Mandela quotes | Capital Campus

The greatest Nelson Mandela quotes | Capital Campus | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” - University of the Witwatersrand South Africa, 2003

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Egerton University shut down over leaked examinations

Egerton University in Nakuru County has been shut down indefinitely following students’ unrest over leaked examination papers.
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Kenya to develop ICT incubation hubs for startups in each county

Kenya to develop ICT incubation hubs for startups in each county | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
The Kenyan government has announced plans to develop tech incubation hubs in all 47 counties in a bid to increase the contribution of ICT to the country’s GDP.
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Parallel university courses are a drag on quality education

Parallel university courses are a drag on quality education | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Parallel programmes have led to high student enrolment not matched by the number, or quality, of the teaching staff available.
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Graduates to align Talents with careers - YouTube

In a bid to boost the employability of young people across the country, the Digital Advanced Learning Centre has partnered with the Youth Enterprise Developm...
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State plans Sh6 billion radical review of schools’ curriculum

State plans Sh6 billion radical review of schools’ curriculum | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
A radical review of the primary and secondary schools curriculum that will give the Government total control of what is taught in these institutions is under way.
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15 Time Management Tips Every Connected Educator Should Know - Edudemic

15 Time Management Tips Every Connected Educator Should Know - Edudemic | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
I can't guarantee this visual guide to time management will fix all these issues. But it'll help.
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10 Things To Consider Before Buying A Tablet - Edudemic

10 Things To Consider Before Buying A Tablet - Edudemic | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
If your school or district is considering enhancing student learning with technology, then you're probably considering implementing a tablet solution into your classrooms.
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Education 1.0 Vs Education 2.0 Vs Education 3.0...

Education 1.0 Vs Education 2.0 Vs Education 3.0... | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Education 1.0 Vs Education 2.0 Vs Education 3.0 ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning on Technology and Leadership in Education curated by Anna Hu (Education 1.0 Vs Education 2.0 Vs Education 3.0 ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning...
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Classrooms Flipped Around the World

Classrooms Flipped Around the World | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

We know about the success Salman Kahn has had with the "flipped classroom" where online lectures and short videos happen at home, or in a coffee shop, and project-based learning happens during school. We may be relatively unaware just how much this concept is taking hold across the world, or why.

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Why Every Student Should Learn Computer Science

Why Every Student Should Learn Computer Science | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, two of the fastest-growing occupations are in computer science and related fields ­­– expected to grow 53.4% by 2018. Nearly 90 percent of high school graduates say they’re not interested in a career or...
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Apply for the 2014 WISE Awards – World Innovation Summit for Education

Apply for the 2014 WISE Awards – World Innovation Summit for Education | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Related PostsThe world needs more subtle ‘nods’ to innovation in Sub-Saharan Africa“Global Health 2035: A World Converging within a Generation” – ReportAfrica, Arab nations to host development summit 3rd Africa-Arab [...]...
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The gap between education and employment for young people with disabilities

The gap between education and employment for young people with disabilities | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Parents are concerned about the transition into employment for their disabled children after they finish school.
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Kenya Tullow Scholars shine at leading Universities | Capital Campus

Kenya Tullow Scholars shine at leading Universities | Capital Campus | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

A pioneer group of Tullow Oil Scholars arrived back in the country after an exciting and hugely successful year at some of the world’s leading universities. The 10 successful scholars were the first Kenyan beneficiaries to be selected to undertake postgraduate studies under the Tullow Group Scholarship Scheme.

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