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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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Teachers' Pay Row

Once again, the education sector appears headed for another round of industrial upheaval after the government and the teachers union KNUT clashed over the pa...
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10 Tips For An Effective Global Collaboration - Edudemic

10 Tips For An Effective Global Collaboration - Edudemic | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Creating an effective global collaboration isn't easy. But once you master these quick tips, you'll be ready and itching to collaborate with many others!
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Unemployed graduates to get Sh15,000 p.m if motion passes | Capital Campus

Unemployed graduates to get Sh15,000 p.m if motion passes | Capital Campus | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

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.

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50 Sources To Become A Better Teacher

50 Sources To Become A Better Teacher | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

50 Sources To Become A Better Teacher from eric to edutopia. See more at:http://bit.ly/170HnOY

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The 10 Free Tech Tools Your Class Should Be Using -- THE Journal

The 10 Free Tech Tools Your Class Should Be Using -- THE Journal | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Know about iTalc? Bubbl.us? Ribbon Hero? You should! Discover the latest in free software that's making a splash in classrooms.
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Colleges Take Different Paths to Distance Learning

Colleges Take Different Paths to Distance Learning | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Some universities dive in with studios while others take a low-cost approach.
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Google’s Chromecast: A Cloud-First Approach to Digital Content in the Classroom

Google’s Chromecast: A Cloud-First Approach to Digital Content in the Classroom | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

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.

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How 12 Countries Spend Education Money (And If It Makes A Difference) - Edudemic

How 12 Countries Spend Education Money (And If It Makes A Difference) - Edudemic | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Here's an insightful look at how a dozen countries spend their education money and if it makes a difference in terms of test scores.
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Women empowerment in ICT: A step towards development

Women empowerment in ICT: A step towards development | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

Information and Communication Technology (ICT) provides enormous opportunities and avenues for national development. Women in particular are not supposed to use ICT for marketing and advertising alone, but to use the technology for information gathering and sharing of knowledge.

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Technology Disrupts School Environments for the Better, Says David deForest Keys

Technology Disrupts School Environments for the Better, Says David deForest Keys | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
PHILADELPHIA, PA, July 25, 2013 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Entrepreneur David deForest Keys is an avid supporter of educational technology.
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One Microsoft: The Impact of the Reorg on Education -- Campus Technology

One Microsoft: The Impact of the Reorg on Education -- Campus Technology | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Microsoft isn't talking publicly yet about what the company's reorganization means for its education customers. Is no news good news?
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Uhuru’s laptop project most likely to turn Kenya into Africa’s ‘guinea-pig’

Uhuru’s laptop project most likely to turn Kenya into Africa’s ‘guinea-pig’ | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
The Kenya primary school “laptop project” has, to my surprise, generated 10 times more controversy than I would have imagined.
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10+ Game-Based Learning Resources: From Practical Applications To Academic Theory

10+ Game-Based Learning Resources: From Practical Applications To Academic Theory | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
10+ Game-Based Learning Resources: From Practical Applications To Academic Theory
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What To Know About The Rise Of Distance Learning - Edudemic

What To Know About The Rise Of Distance Learning - Edudemic | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
If you're a teacher, you probably already know about the steep rise in distance education and how integral the internet has become in teaching.
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5 Ways To Use Video Collaboration For Effective Learning - Edudemic

5 Ways To Use Video Collaboration For Effective Learning - Edudemic | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
There are a lot of video collaboration tools and methods any teacher should know about. Here are some of our favorites.
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Online education can be good or cheap, but not both

Online education can be good or cheap, but not both | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
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.
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Social Media for Teachers | Scholastic.com

Social Media for Teachers | Scholastic.com | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
We’ve put together a host of digital resources and assembled them all in a handy pullout mini-poster. Just download, print, and hang in your office.
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Great resource for integrating social media into the classroom.

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10 Free Web Tools Teachers Should Try Out | Modern Lessons

10 Free Web Tools Teachers Should Try Out | Modern Lessons | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

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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Study: Best students travel farther for college

Study: Best students travel farther for college | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
New research suggests that the smartest students are often the ones willing to travel farther from home to attend college
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What Your Handwriting Says About You - Edudemic

What Your Handwriting Says About You - Edudemic | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
There's a lot to know about how you draw your letters. Your penmanship says a lot about you. Through the study of it, you can learn a lot about yourself.
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How Teachers Are Feeling About Education Technology - Edudemic

How Teachers Are Feeling About Education Technology - Edudemic | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
There's still somewhat of a debate going on out there about using education technology: How much? What kind? When to use it? When NOT to use it?
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Google Kenya to award Sh800K tuition for best Jubilee Doodle | Capital Campus

Google Kenya to award Sh800K tuition for best Jubilee Doodle | Capital Campus | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

Doodle 4 Google is a program that invites students to use their artistic talents to think big and redesign our homepage logo for millions to see. This year, in celebration of Kenya’s Jubilee year, we are challenging students all across Kenya to design their own “doodle” using the theme “My Kenya”

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4 Ways To Start Using Active Learning In The Classroom - Edudemic

4 Ways To Start Using Active Learning In The Classroom - Edudemic | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Active learning is basically an instructional method that aims to engage students in the learning process; it is learning by doing.
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Why Kenyan campuses are producing half-baked graduates | Capital Campus

Why Kenyan campuses are producing half-baked graduates | Capital Campus | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

A few days ago, a Medicine student challenged me with a question that threw me off-balance. As a proud Economics student, he naturally thought I could shine some light into what I thought about the ECB. The only answer I could come up with was, “hmmm, ECB? forgive my memory; my Biology seems to be a little rusty.” The look he gave me made me feel like the dumbest person.

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