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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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8 Educational Apps To Create Digital Portfolios

8 Educational Apps To Create Digital Portfolios | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

Digital portfolios are becoming increasingly popular in classrooms across North America. School administration, teachers, parents, and students are all recognizing  the benefits of this amazing tool. Digital portfolios have the ability to impact education and student learning in ways that we simply have not been able to do before technology evolved to the level it is at today. This exciting new technological era will change the ways students think and learn, creating digital arenas for sharing work and building on knowledge.

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A World of Knowledge: 50 Different Views of Education - InformED

A World of Knowledge: 50 Different Views of Education - InformED | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

Education sprouts in many forms depending on how you look at it. Our views of what it should look like and how it should materialize depend on our value of it and our experience with it.

What if a class consisted of words that led to information that whirled into blended realms of creativity set up just for students, created by students. The students then dictated what they learned instead of reluctantly ingesting information and standards imposed upon them.



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5 Fabulous Ways To Use Google Apps In The Classroom - Edudemic

5 Fabulous Ways To Use Google Apps In The Classroom - Edudemic | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Google apps in the classroom are wonderful for collaborating on a learning project.
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197 Educational YouTube Channels You Should Know About - Teachers With Apps

197 Educational YouTube Channels You Should Know About - Teachers With Apps | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

197 Educational YouTube Channels You Should Know About  If you don’t have a YouTube channel as an education provider, there’s a good chance you’re behind the times. Nearly every major educational institution in the world now hosts its own collection of videos featuring news, lectures, tutorials, and open courseware. Just as many individuals have their own channel, curating their expertise in a series of broadcasted lessons.

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Empowering the disabled through eLearning | eLearning Africa News Portal

Empowering the disabled through eLearning | eLearning Africa News Portal | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

Gladys Rotich’s remarkable story serves as an inspiration to disabled students in Africa. Blind since the age of four following an illness, her path to university meant overcoming adversity. Now at the age of 28, Rotich is a lecturer and administrator at Mount Kenya University’s Eldoret Campus and pursuing her PhD. But things were by no means easy as a blind student, Gladys toldThe Star. 

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Africa’s mobile phone e-learning transformation

Africa’s mobile phone e-learning transformation | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Mobile phone ownership across the continent is rocketing, but can it expand higher education’s reach and quality?
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Kuppet: Examiners to boycott grading of tests

Kuppet: Examiners to boycott grading of tests | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Secondary school teachers insist they will boycott marking of Kenya Certificate Secondary Examinations (KSCE) until their allowances are increased by 300 per cent.
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Intel launches digital content for Kenyan students

Intel launches digital content for Kenyan students | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
NAIROBI, Kenya Nov 15 - Intel Kenya has launched Intel Explore and Learn, a new free education application that offers parents and their children a one-stop-shop
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Kenya: Eleven Schools Set for Next Month's Soya Awards

Kenya: Eleven Schools Set for Next Month's Soya Awards | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

A total of 11 school teams have been shortlisted for top honours for the top school sports award during the SOYA ceremony scheduled for December 10 at Moi, Kasarani. Teams featuring on the girls' team list are--Moi Girls Kamusinga (handball), Kwanthanze (volleyball), Shimba Hills' (basketball), Sinyolo (hockey), Tartar and Olympic (football).

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Microsoft: Teachers then technology

Microsoft: Teachers then technology | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
A senior Microsoft executive tells the BBC that schools too often focus on buying tech hardware, without thinking enough about how to use it.
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Number of Kenyan Students Joining US Universities Drops

Number of Kenyan Students Joining US Universities Drops | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

The number of Kenyans joining American universities dropped again in the last academic year while those from the other four East African countries increased slightly, according to data released by the Institute of International Education (IIE).

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How to Earn a Graduate Degree on a Smartphone -- Campus Technology

How to Earn a Graduate Degree on a Smartphone -- Campus Technology | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
With the help of a smartphone or tablet, graduate engineering students at USC can access live streaming lectures, and interact with their lecturer and fellow students.
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25 Awesome Social Media Tools for Education - InformED

25 Awesome Social Media Tools for Education - InformED | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

Connecting with each other comes to us more easily now that we can just tap away on a keyboard and chat with a person who lives over 3000 miles away. Finding information knows no boundaries with Google on every computer in the world.

As educators, this means access to more, faster, which is thrilling and mindboggling. However, it can also be frustrating and confusing with so much to choose from.



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LinkedIn to Allow Users to Add MOOC Certifications To Profiles

LinkedIn to Allow Users to Add MOOC Certifications To Profiles | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Social media giant LinkedIn will now allow its users to show off their online education achievements directly on their profiles.
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Korean agency funding helps boost quality of education in Kenya.

Korean agency funding helps boost quality of education in Kenya. | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Korea International Co-operation Agency (KOICA) has supported a teacher capacity building initiative in Kenya that aims at providing quality knowledge base to Kenya’s children.
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How teachers in Africa are failed by mobile learning - SciDev.Net

How teachers in Africa are failed by mobile learning - SciDev.Net | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Only projects that work with existing education systems will improve learning and cut poverty, says Niall Winters.
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Wikipedia pilots articles via SMS

Wikipedia pilots articles via SMS | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Wikipedia begins piloting a service that sends articles via text message, primarily aimed at users in Africa.
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Thika School harnesses technology to ease learning

Thika School harnesses technology to ease learning | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Powered by technology and driven by the quest for education, a special school in Thika town is refreshing learning by giving blind students access to audio notes.
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Special school where teachers, students live at mercy of criminals

Special school where teachers, students live at mercy of criminals | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
The quiet and peaceful environment that greets you when you set foot in Joy Town Secondary School in Thika will make you believe that all is well.
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Are Higher Education Institutions Preparing Students For The Real World?

Are Higher Education Institutions Preparing Students For The Real World? | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
New graduates are normally eager to put into practice what they have learned in school. However, life outside the walls of a college or university is different.
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Intel To Offer Free Education Application To Kenyan Students

Kenya's education curriculum will be the first to use the Intel explore and learn, a new free education application that offers parents and their children a one stop shop for digital content. This comes months before the roll out of the primary school laptops, another ICT progression to enable young scholars be at par with today's digital platform. The platform which already has several partners on board will allow parents and teachers to contribute information to guide the young ones which will be vetted by the Kenya institute of curriculum development.

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Woman challenges tradition, brings change to her Kenyan village

Woman challenges tradition, brings change to her Kenyan village | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Kakenya Ntaiya is inspiring change in her native Kenyan village after opening its first primary school for girls.
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What can I do with a degree in History? (Infographic) | Capital Campus

What can I do with a degree in History? (Infographic) | Capital Campus | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

If you like diving into dusty tomes on the glories of past kings and kingdoms, studying the early history of man, or reading up on the scientific breakthroughs of the 20th century, you may just be a college history major. If so, you’re not alone. In 2011, about 35,000 bachelor’s degrees in history were awarded in the U.S., or 2 percent of all bachelor’s degrees. And the number of students seeking master’s degrees in history — even online master’s degrees — is rising fast.

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The Global Education Conference Network - November 18 through Friday, November 22, 2013.

The Global Education Conference Network - November 18 through Friday, November 22, 2013. | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

Join our online community for those interested in global education. Contribute by adding media, conversation, and collaborative projects. http://www.globaleducationconference.com/

 

We are pleased to announce the fourth annual Global Education Conference, a free week-long online event bringing together educators and innovators from around the world, held Monday, November 18 through Friday, November 22, 2013 (Saturday, November 23rd in some time zones). The entire conference takes place online in webinar format.

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