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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Ecological lobby in court to block kids’ laptops

Ecological lobby in court to block kids’ laptops | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
NAIROBI, Kenya, May 30 - An environmental Non Governmental Organisation (NGO) has gone to court to restrain the Jubilee government from issuing laptops to standard
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Learning Curve: Home schooling a growing trend among Kenyan families

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Augmented Reality Is Going Mobile--and Coming to a Classroom Near You -- THE Journal

Augmented Reality Is Going Mobile--and Coming to a Classroom Near You -- THE Journal | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
What was once a futuristic technology is now giving students an immersive way to learn from the world around them.
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Global Collaboration Projects for Your Classroom

Global Collaboration Projects for Your Classroom | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

Are you ready to integrate technology into your classroom for the first time, just not sure where to begin? Or are you already using technology with your students, and you're ready to go deeper?

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Survey: Learning '21st-Century Skills' Linked to Work Success

Survey: Learning '21st-Century Skills' Linked to Work Success | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Students' exposure to so-called 21st-century skills in school correlates positively with perceived quality of work later in life, according to a new study by Gallup Inc (RT @EdWeekTeacher: Teaching Now: Survey: Learning '21st-Century Skills' Linked...
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Our Discussion of "Higher Ed in 2018"

Our Discussion of "Higher Ed in 2018" | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

Last week, Jeb Bush and Randy Best published a Views column titled Higher Ed in 2018.  In this piece they made the case for "transformational" change in higher ed, arguing that the next 5 years will see a fundamental shift from a "provider-driven" model to a "consumer-driven" one.

Read more: http://www.insidehighered.com/blogs/technology-and-learning/our-discussion-higher-ed-2018#ixzz2Unj6pZYP ;
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Kenya : Parents, teachers’ unions reject ministry security plan on gadgets

Kenya : Parents, teachers’ unions reject ministry security plan on gadgets | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Parents have warned they will oppose additional costs arising from Government’s laptop for Class One project.
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Kenya: More Than Meets the Eye - in Conversation With Mark Kaiga on eLearning.

Kenya: More Than Meets the Eye - in Conversation With Mark Kaiga on eLearning. | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

"The one central point that everything revolves around is the mobile phone." Currently standing at 750,000,000, African mobile subscriptions are set to hit one billion by 2015.[i] "The role that [mobile] plays in accelerating or changing the landscape for people is the most important part of the equation ... mobile penetration is one of the things that distinguishes this market."

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African Voices on the Digital Revolution

African Voices on the Digital Revolution | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

A new report shows that laptops and mobile phones are now far and away the most popular new learning devices in Africa – while, despite the hype, tablets are still lagging, only being used regularly by 20% of eLearning practitioners.

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Technology's Role in the Education Revolution

Technology's Role in the Education Revolution | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Education needs to be revolutionised. But we haven't got long to make that revolution happen before we start to harm the prospects of young people everywhere.
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Kenya : Disabled boy’s undying dream to get education

Kenya : Disabled boy’s undying dream to get education | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
With a pair of thin legs curled at the lower side of his body, he is determined to attain formal education like any other child.
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Is Uganda losing to Kenya as regional education hub?

Is Uganda losing to Kenya as regional education hub? | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
WHILE Uganda has an inverted pyramid-like higher education system where there are more students in universities than in other tertiary institutions, Kenya has a perfect pyramid
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Videojug - Get Good At Life - Videos plus free expert advice and tutorials

Videojug - Get Good At Life - Videos plus free expert advice and tutorials | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Easy-to-follow, expert 'how to' videos on almost everything you could ever want to learn how to do.
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Find more FREE resources at: http://kenyaschoolreport.com/resources/student-tools-and-resources

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Two Alliance students create interactive education website | Capital Campus

Two Alliance students create interactive education website | Capital Campus | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

Martin Siele and Brian Kirotich are no ordinary high school students. The two form-four students at Alliance High School have created a web platform that gives high school students access to past examination papers.

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Schools Laptop Rollout

The ambitious plan by the Jubilee government to issue laptops to primary school pupils could hit a snag following a petition filed in the high court seeking ...
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Teaching Students Better Online Research Skills

Teaching Students Better Online Research Skills | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Many educators are explicitly teaching such skills as how to evaluate a website's credibility, how to use precise keywords, and how to better mine search engines.
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Digital Video Transforms Teaching Practices

Digital Video Transforms Teaching Practices | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
The growing availability of digital video sparked the "flipped classroom" movement, but identifying quality video content is still a challenge.
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Earth Talk Mobile Farming

Immediately after graduating from university, two young men came together with a mission to assist greenhouse farmers through the use of technology. Elijah M...
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Fresh drive to create jobs for young people

Fresh drive to create jobs for young people | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
The subject of youth and employment always begins with the bad news, presumably to the set the stage for the ultimate message, usually a justification for an initiative.
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Kenya : 6,000 primary schools picked for free laptop project

Kenya : 6,000 primary schools picked for free laptop project | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
The government has identified 6,000 primary schools that will pioneer the ambitious laptop-for-schools project just six months away.
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The online MBA comes of age - Fortune Management

The online MBA comes of age - Fortune Management | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
As top schools continue to move into the online market, the quality of the students opting to earn degrees on the web is increasing as well.
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10 US university systems turn to Coursera

10 US university systems turn to Coursera | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
THE movement of massive open online courses, which began with elite universities making their courses available online to the masses, is rapidly moving into the trenches of public higher education.
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A technology revolution at school

A technology revolution at school | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
A school in a deprived part of a northern England town has seen its grades soar after giving every pupil an iPod and every teacher a tablet.
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Fort Thomas students raise $5,000 to build school in Kenya

Fort Thomas students raise $5,000 to build school in Kenya | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Dozens of children in Kenya will have a new place to learn when their school year starts in January thanks to the efforts of the sixth-grade class at Highlands Middle School.
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Apple - Education - Challenge Based Learning

Apple - Education - Challenge Based Learning | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
See how Apple products are helping students become more engaged in a challenge based learning environment.
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