Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching
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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' Strike Still On

Students in public schools are pondering over their fate as the biting teachers strike enters its fourth week. The giant Kenya National Union of Teachers (KN...
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Kenya : Classes could resume as Kuppet leaders term deal with State good

Kenya : Classes could resume as Kuppet leaders term deal with State good | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
A clear indication that the teachers’ strike which has persisted for almost a month could come to an end was given last Friday when Kuppet signed a deal with the Government for implementation of commuter, responsibility, special needs schools and...
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Interactive Tour on Google Drive for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Interactive Tour on Google Drive for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

Google Drive is Google's cloud storage  with15 GB free of charge. This is probably one of the best productivity suites that  has a huge potential for us in education.  Besides being able to store our files and access them anywhere with internet connection, Google Drive also enables us to view, share and collaborate in real time while creating a document, spreadsheet or making a drawing. For those of you who are still struggling to come to grips with Google Drive functionalities, Educational Technology and Mobile Learning has a special page packed full of interesting guides and tutorials on how teachers can use Google Drive. Check it out to learn more.


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23 Roles of The 21st Century Educator ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

23 Roles of The 21st Century Educator ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

The roles of educators have been radically changed. From the sage on the stage to the facilitator and coordinator, teachers have been at the center of a paradigmatic shift that flickers between two instructional environments: student-centered and teacher centered.


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Teachers strike on until pay demands are met

Teachers strike on until pay demands are met | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
NAIROBI, Kenya July 14 - The three week teachers strike is far from over after the top decision-making organ of the Kenya National Union of Teachers (KNUT) rejected
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Teachers reject State offer, to continue with strike

Teachers reject State offer, to continue with strike | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Teachers on Sunday rejected government's offer and vowed to continue with the strike that has lasted three weeks
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The Modern Definition Of College Readiness - Edudemic

The Modern Definition Of College Readiness - Edudemic | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
The modern definition of learning, school, and college is an evolving mix of education and technology jargon. So what does that mean for current students?
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Zawadi Education Fund raises Sh64m in one hour

Zawadi Education Fund raises Sh64m in one hour | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
A whopping Sh64.5 million was raised within an hour on Friday night to help bright but needy students access education abroad.
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Education 2.0 Vs Education 3.0 ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Education 2.0 Vs Education 3.0 ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

We have been educated in a 1.0 education model, we are teaching in a 2.0 model but our students are living in a 3.0 model. These three models chronicle the major paradigmatic shifts that education has witnessed over the last century. They also represent, in an ironical way, the huge abyss between the actual needs of our students and what is actually being delivered to them in schools.

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Infographic 3.0 ... 21st century?

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Upcoming event - "Reading is Cool" Fiesta at Michael Joseph Centre on July 27th 2013

Upcoming event - "Reading is Cool" Fiesta at Michael Joseph Centre on July 27th 2013 | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

The Michael Joseph Centre has been at the forefront in promoting culture and arts in Kenya. To promote the "reading culture" the Centre is now sponsoring a "Reading Revolution" that is designed to help start libraries in primary schools. 

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Some Kenyan Children Are Not in School Despite Free Primary Education - Population Reference Bureau

Some Kenyan Children Are Not in School Despite Free Primary Education - Population Reference Bureau | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Despite a free primary education policy introduced by the Kenyan government in 2003, a substantial number of children who should benefit from it are still out of school, even though gains have been made between 1998 and 2009.
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Advance Africa Newsletter: International Scholarships July 2013

Advance Africa Newsletter: International Scholarships July 2013 | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

International scholarships & grants including undergraduate scholarships, research scholarships, academic scholarships and scholarships for women. You get a full list of scholarships at: http://bit.ly/ZesUww

 

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Are Kenyans Being Served? New Data Sheds Light on Health and Education

Are Kenyans Being Served? New Data Sheds Light on Health and Education | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Thousands more babies in Kenya are surviving past infancy and 10 million children are in primary school. These are the new faces of the country, a burgeoning population of young Kenyans that could greatly drive and expand the country’s prosperity.
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Return to class on Tuesday or else…

Return to class on Tuesday or else… | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 15 - Education Secretary Jacob Kaimenyi has now given an ultimatum to all striking teachers to report to class on Tuesday morning by 8am, failure
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Govt orders teachers to resume duty on Tuesday - News - nation.co.ke

Govt orders teachers to resume duty on Tuesday - News - nation.co.ke | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Education cabinet secretary Jacob Kaimenyi has ordered teachers to resume duty on Tuesday morning or risk disciplinary action.
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27 Tips For Mentoring New Teachers - Edudemic

27 Tips For Mentoring New Teachers - Edudemic | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Looking to learn some fast and effective tips for mentoring new teachers? This simple visual guide will get you thinking and making real progress.

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Free Online Education Resources from Kenya School Report

Free Online Education Resources from Kenya School Report | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

Massive FREE online resources for students, teachers, school administrators and parents. These resources are to assist teachers as they help students acquire and accumulate specialized knowledge, skills, and self-confidence to enable problem solving and prepare for 21st century careers.

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Kenya : Knut meeting fails to end teachers strike

Kenya : Knut meeting fails to end teachers strike | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
The Kenya National Union of Teachers has vowed to continue with strike until government meets teachers demand.
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The Teacher's Guide To Successful Technology Integration - Edudemic

The Teacher's Guide To Successful Technology Integration - Edudemic | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
A scene from the movie, “Italian Job”, has come to mind lately. In this particular scene the villain takes the gold bars and places them in three different armored trucks. Now what to do? The old hidden ball trick!
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KNUT to decide fate of teachers strike on Sunday

KNUT to decide fate of teachers strike on Sunday | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
NAIROBI, Kenya, July 13 – In a change of tact since they began their strike on June 25, the Kenya National Union of Teachers (KNUT) has taken a conciliatory stance
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10 Great Resources on 21st Century Education ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

10 Great Resources on 21st Century Education ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

I believe the 21st century education is idiosyncratic in nature. It has acquired some distinctive features that sets it apart from the kind of traditional education that was prevalent  in the 20th century. 

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100+ Google Tricks for Teachers

100+ Google Tricks for Teachers | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
From super-effective search tricks to Google tools specifically for education to tricks and tips for using Gmail, Google Docs, and Google Calendar, these tricks will surely save you some precious time.
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Kenya's laptops for schools dream fails to address reality.

Kenya's laptops for schools dream fails to address reality. | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Mark Graham: Kenya wants to be Africa's digital heart but its e-learning strategy ignores the need for more trained teachers and less inequality
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Strathmore University | What does Kenya’s new constitution say about Education?

Strathmore University | What does Kenya’s new constitution say about Education? | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

In 2010, Kenyans passed a new constitution after twenty years of agitating for an overhaul of the independence constitutional dispensation. Dr Charles Sotz, the University Secretary looks at the place of education policy in the new constitution.

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Education critical to empower indigenous women in Kenya, says an activist | United Nations Radio

Education critical to empower indigenous women in Kenya, says an activist | United Nations Radio | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

Indigenous women in Kenya face a number of challenges including lack of education and economic opportunities, according to an indigenous activist.

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