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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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600 Other Ways To Say Common Things: Improving Student Vocabulary -

600 Other Ways To Say Common Things: Improving Student Vocabulary - | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Helps students reduce cliche language with these 600 "other ways to say."
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Where In The World Do The Most Young People Use Technology? - Edudemic

Where In The World Do The Most Young People Use Technology? - Edudemic | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
At first, I figured that the results of this study would be pretty obvious. First world countries with large populations and higher birth rates would be at the top of the list.
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The Differences Between Digital Natives And Digital Immigrants - Edudemic

The Differences Between Digital Natives And Digital Immigrants - Edudemic | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Basically, all of our young digital natives are being taught by "digital immigrants", or, folks who didn't grow up with the internet.
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To improve African education, focus on technology | BusinessDay

To improve African education, focus on technology | BusinessDay | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

Africa is a hopeful continent with an exuberance driven by minerals, hydrocarbon and commodities. These economic drivers, however, are under threat from technology.

Nigeria’s earnings from crude oil are dropping because of America’s shale gas renaissance, and the long-view trajectory of electric vehicles suggests a future where electrons will power more cars than carbon compounds. Without the ability to create knowledge through quality education, the sustainability of Africa’s new optimism remains questionable.

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What it Takes to Make a Hesitant Teacher Use Technology? - EdTechReview™ (ETR)

What it Takes to Make a Hesitant Teacher Use Technology? - EdTechReview™ (ETR) | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Many educational institutes have teachers who are hesitant and resistant to adopt new technologies. Let’s learn about how can we make hesitant teachers use technology.
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5 Reasons Chromebooks Make Sense for Schools

5 Reasons Chromebooks Make Sense for Schools | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Chromebooks are a hot commodity in K–12 for good reason. Here are a few of the device's advantages.
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Student winners of the first digital essay named | Capital Campus

Student winners of the first digital essay named | Capital Campus | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

Winners of the first digital essay competition has been announced today. eKitabu and Kenya’s Ministry of Education Science and Technology have partnered to advance the use of digital content to achieve transformative education outcomes. Over 2,000 public and private schools across Kenya had been invited to submit essays online at essay.ekatibu.com.

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Q&A: Melinda Gates Talks Teacher Quality

Q&A: Melinda Gates Talks Teacher Quality | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
In an Education Week interview, the philanthropist speaks about the Gates Foundation's work on teacher issues, responds to criticism, and vows to keep a K-12 focus for the long haul.
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3 hard education questions Ken Robinson says need to be answered [Educause 2013]

3 hard education questions Ken Robinson says need to be answered [Educause 2013] | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Noted educational theorist and author Sir Ken Robinson opened Educause with a keynote on the obstacles that stunt innovation in the educational, corporate and cultural worlds.
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Ten Resources For School Recycling - Edudemic

Ten Resources For School Recycling - Edudemic | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
School recycling isn't just a decision for the administration. Take a look at these great resources to be a little more green in your classroom.
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7 Signs Your School Needs A Technology Makeover - Edudemic

7 Signs Your School Needs A Technology Makeover - Edudemic | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Sometimes, our really slow computers or lack of resources really make us wish for a technology makeover.

Every teacher has a technology wishlist. Whether you have one computer in your classroom or thirty iPads, there’s always a little something that we wish we had to make something a little more fun or a little easier. Sometimes, our really slow computers or lack of resources really make us wish for a technology makeover.

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Add your school or college/university to the FREE KenyaSchoolReport.com online directory

Add your school or college/university to the FREE KenyaSchoolReport.com online directory | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

Kenya School Report is collecting school data to add to the online school directory. To get your school added for FREE please enter your data in the following links:

Pre - Primary and High Schools:  

http://bit.ly/16vmk9b College and Universities:http://bit.ly/1gO2fip **** This directory is for all schools and colleges/universities in Kenya only.****
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Progressive Education: The Rising Power Of Student Voice

Progressive Education: The Rising Power Of Student Voice | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Read many current educational articles or twitter feeds, and it becomes pretty clear that progressive educationalists are gaining voice.
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10 Educational Web Resources Teachers Should See - Edudemic

10 Educational Web Resources Teachers Should See - Edudemic | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Too often we teach in isolation--we all have our standards, goals, curricula, and tasks we need to accomplish. Time is short. We don’t get out of our rooms. There can be years before I see a colleague.
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How To Work With Parents To Create Better Learning Environments - Edudemic

How To Work With Parents To Create Better Learning Environments - Edudemic | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Getting parents involved in the education process can speed up their children development and offer a more comprehensive perspective over their inner drive to knowledge.
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10 Criteria Teachers Should Use To Find The Best Apps - Edudemic

10 Criteria Teachers Should Use To Find The Best Apps - Edudemic | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Need to audit or clean up your iPad or iPhone apps? These criteria will let you get that done with ease!
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Best English Learning iPad Apps Used by Teachers - EdTechReview™ (ETR)

Best English Learning iPad Apps Used by Teachers - EdTechReview™ (ETR) | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Let us share with you the best iPad apps which are being recommended by English educators.
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Helping Faculty Members Use Technology Is Top Concern in Computing Survey

Helping Faculty Members Use Technology Is Top Concern in Computing Survey | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Service issues, like user support and mobile computing, were also priorities for technology officials in the Campus Computing Project's latest survey.
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6 Technology Trends Forming an Alliance between Customer Service & Higher Education - Business 2 Community

6 Technology Trends Forming an Alliance between Customer Service & Higher Education - Business 2 Community | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

In the business world, impressive and efficient service and support is vital to customer satisfaction, retention, brand reputation, loyalty and of course, the bottom line. Given an economy that continues to struggle, along with the rapid rise of MOOCs as a low-cost learning option, higher education institutions both large and small are experimenting with ways to attract and retain their own “customer” base which includes students, prospective students, alumni, parents, faculty and staff.

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Ericsson app award open to students and SMEs | Capital Campus

Ericsson app award open to students and SMEs | Capital Campus | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

Ericsson has announced the launch of its 2014 App Awards with key targets on students and small- and medium-sized enterprises.

The prize is worth EUR 25,000 (Sh2.8 million) and gives app developers the opportunity to be recognized on a global scale.

The theme for 2014 is Apps for Working Life, in support of Ericsson’s vision of a Networked Society in which – through a combination of mobility, broadband, the cloud, applications and services – anything and everything is connected.  There will be a global competition and several regional competitions.

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12 Tips for Teaching Middle School Tech

12 Tips for Teaching Middle School Tech | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Middle Schoolers are a special breed. They definitely need to learn productivity software like word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, but I've found it's better to give them big goals, gener...
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New tool available to help teachers with sensitive subject.

New tool available to help teachers with sensitive subject. | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Changes brought on by puberty is still an important part of sex education, but technology and social media have created a new topic of discussion – sexting.
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10 African Startups Offering Green Energy Solutions

10 African Startups Offering Green Energy Solutions | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
The energy crisis in Africa is immense. Around three quarters of the population have no access to electricity, and also companies express access to power as their biggest obstacle. See the selection below, and follow the ones you like!
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How Education Technology Is Being Used In Iowa - Edudemic

How Education Technology Is Being Used In Iowa - Edudemic | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Today, we’re hearing from Andrew Fenstermaker, who teaches first grade at Penn Elementary, North Liberty, IA. Thanks for sharing your classroom with us, Andrew!
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How to Create Social Media Guidelines for Your School

How to Create Social Media Guidelines for Your School | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

What would happen if social media were seen as a powerful tool rather than a threat to student learning? Schools and districts around the country are starting to put social media policies and guidelines. 

 

 Download this guide for the seven steps -- and a roundup of valuable resources -- you need to help safely bring social media into your school or classroom.

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