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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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Kenya : Maseno students develop Western IT hub

Kenya : Maseno students develop Western IT hub | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Organisers say the project will provide opportunity for growth to regional IT students and professionals
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Introduction To The iPad In Education | Modern Lessons

Introduction To The iPad In Education | Modern Lessons | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

This course discusses the best ways to get started using the Apple iPad (any version) in the classroom to promote effective learning. Adam Webster walks through the most important features of the device, how they can be incorporated into education, and provides documentation to help teachers, students, and school administrators of any skill level.

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Successful eLearning Starts with Six Key Attitudes

Successful eLearning Starts with Six Key Attitudes | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Keep your eLearning courses student-centered by honoring the six key learner attitudes that will lead to success.
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Kiswahili in schools: Is it is progress or a road to nowhere?

It begins like this: Niliamka alfajiri ya mungu nikiwa nimechangmka na kukaramka shabiku kibogoyo aliyeota magego na sagego angalau ya kutafuna ubwabwa. Well...
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Holiday tuition remains outlawed – Kaimenyi

Holiday tuition remains outlawed – Kaimenyi | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 6 - Education Secretary Jacob Kaimenyi has reiterated that holiday tuition outside the school calendar is illegal. Speaking during a meeting
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BbWorld 2013 Closing Keynote: Sugata Mitra

Sugata Mitra, who is a 2013 TED prize winner, took the audience through his "Hole in the Wall" experiment and capped BbWorld 2013 with a standing ovation.
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TED winner Mitra warns teachers to be ready for change

TED winner Mitra warns teachers to be ready for change | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Newcastle, the United Kingdom. This is where Sugata Mitra, this year’s TED award winner lives and teaches. Thanks to him, millions of children in the poorest areas of the world are now…
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Reasons to Get Students Blogging

Reasons to Get Students Blogging | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

One of the greatest battles I fought as an English teacher was the in-authenticity of my students’ writing. English teachers know exactly what I mean. After slogging through a stack of literary essays, that only English teachers read, your eyes begin to glaze, and if you are really honest with yourself, you realize, “NO ONE READS THIS STUFF! WHY DO I SUBJECT MYSELF TO IT?” Of course, we also know the English teacher, scholarly argument: “They need to know how to do this when they get to college, so it is a worthwhile activity.” - 

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Teachers to get withheld July pay

Teachers to get withheld July pay | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Teachers whose July salaries were witheld because of the strike will now be paid in full but with conditions.
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5 Ways To Participate In Online Courses - Edudemic

5 Ways To Participate In Online Courses - Edudemic | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Face-to-face discussion basically never happens in online courses. Here are five ways to start communicating whether you're a teacher or student.
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The Paperless Classroom with Google Docs - Google Drive

The Paperless Classroom with Google Docs - Google Drive | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

A lovely overview by North Canton City Schools about how to go paperless with Google Docs. If you're working towards being as paperless as possible, this is a nice document to get you started. (For some of you out there who don't know this - Google renamed everything "Google Drive" to respond to Dropbox's domination of cloud storage but many of us still call the word processor "Docs".)

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British University in Dubai leads the way in sustainability school

British University in Dubai leads the way in sustainability school | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Using discarded items of all kinds BUiD s Summer Sustainability School students shape conservation impressively
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What’s the right mix for blended learning?

What’s the right mix for blended learning? | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

The world is changing through technology and this includes higher education, where ICT (Information, Communication and Technology) is helping to put students at the centre of the learning experience, allowing them to be in control of the process and providing them with a range of options to consume and share this educational content — using smart devices anywhere, anytime.

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Kenya : Varsities ‘compete’ to expand higher learning

Kenya : Varsities ‘compete’ to expand higher learning | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Increasing demand for access to higher education in East Africa has opened opportunities for universities to develop robust distance education programmes, according to university dons.
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5 Instructional Techniques that Encourage Optimal Learning

5 Instructional Techniques that Encourage Optimal Learning | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Use these five techniques below to encourage optimal learning among students in your eLearning courses.
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Education a Key Asset for Kenya - First Lady

Education a Key Asset for Kenya - First Lady | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

Nairobi — Education is a vital gift from parents and the community that enables children to realize their hopes and aspirations for a better life, First Lady Margaret Kenyatta has said.

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Riara Springs Primary pupils hold transparent elections

For more news visit http://www.ntv.co.ke Follow us on Twitter http://www.twitter.com/ntvkenya Like our FaceBook page http://www.facebook.com/NtvKenya In a co...
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Has 'Autocorrect' Made Learning To Spell Unnecessary?

Has 'Autocorrect' Made Learning To Spell Unnecessary? | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

Well, this is an opinion you don’t often hear in the education world.Acclaimed professor and educational researcher Sugata Mitra suggested in an interview with British education magazine TES that he no longer thinks it's entirely necessary for kids to learn spelling and grammar. 

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In the Developing World, Books Are Not Dead

In the Developing World, Books Are Not Dead | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
From someone who has worked in the developing world for over a decade, it is hard to comprehend a world where traditional classrooms and libraries are no longer necessary. We need more of them, not fewer.
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School-Going Children By Day, Beggars By Night

For a majority of school -going children 6pm is the time they are either finishing up on their homework or having their dinner before bedtime.But the the sto...
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Kenya riding on the right track to harness power of technology

Kenya riding on the right track to harness power of technology | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
The challenge of leadership is to obtain extra ordinary results from ordinary people. This involves creating a clear picture of the future that can fire up the potential within the masses.
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How To Use Your iPad in Music Class - Edudemic

How To Use Your iPad in Music Class - Edudemic | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Rocking out with your newest gadget may be tough. But if you're a music teacher or student, here's a few good ideas on how to use your iPad in class.
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Government Student Loans: Robert Hildreth and Laura Assade at TEDxNewEngland

One trillion, four hundred billion entrapping our schools: students loans are so much worse than we thought. The government's student loan program has become...
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Official opening of the Chandaria Business, Innovation and Incubation Centre at KU | Capital Campus

Official opening of the Chandaria Business, Innovation and Incubation Centre at KU | Capital Campus | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

The new Chandaria, Business, Innovation and Incubation Centre is set to officially open tomorrow 30thJuly 2013. The guest of honour will be the Deputy President. Hon. William Ruto. The opening ceremony will begin at 10 a:m at the Kenyatta University Amphitheatre before proceeding to the new building.

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Teaching and learning with passion

Teaching and learning with passion | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Innovation and lesser adult control can help create motivated and happy learners in school
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How to teach a teacher can affect interest learning interest. Teach fun by creating an atmosphere of joyful like greet familiar students.