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
You would be surprised how many people google ‘how to google’. There is a lot more to efficient Googling than you might think: in a recent study on student research skills, 3 out of 4 students couldn’t perform a ‘well-executed search’ on Google.
Google Maps for Education provides resources to help teachers and students explore, create, and collaborate with mapping tools. Students who are taught geography are better equipped to understand how human and physical systems interact and to make informed decisions based on that knowledge.
In the last 50 years education has seen a huge advancement in terms of technological assistance. Just 20 years back, computers were nowhere to be seen in classes, but today, this device owns a place in nearly every household and school.
The government will be required to give Sh15,000 to every young unemployed graduate if a motion goes through parliament. The motion was moved by Hon. Oyugi Magwanga, MP Kasipul Kapondo who proposes the creating of a National Unemployment Scheme for Graduates.
Google just announced Chromecast, a new tool that will connect computers and mobile devices to TVs. Chromecast connects to a television via an HDMI port and requires Wi-Fi access. Users can send content from an Android or Apple mobile device and any computer running Google’s Chrome browser. At just $35, educators are already speculating that this could be a hit in classrooms.
Primary school head teachers in the country have resolved to make use of the extended teaching time in the education calendar to ensure syllabus is covered and children prepared adequately for the coming national examination.
I have no doubt that online education is going to get better over time, and that innovators at places like edX and Udacity will find ways to better combine labor and technology in ways that will help contain higher education costs.
In this course, we walk through 10 of the most popular and useful web tools available today. From a free way to write your own blog to monitoring classroom behavior, these tools should help you do a whole lot more in a lot less time. Each lessons is a quick walk-through of the tool as well as a few ideas on how to use it in your classroom or school.
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