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Iconic Skylines | Geography Education

Iconic Skylines | Geography Education | Globicate - Global Education for a New Generation | Scoop.it
These skylines are not to scale, but are composite skylines to groups together the iconic representations of the particular cities into one.  Thanks to APHG teacher Ricard Giddens, here are some U.S.
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8 Strategies for Teaching Academic Language

8 Strategies for Teaching Academic Language | Globicate - Global Education for a New Generation | Scoop.it
"Change your language and you change your thoughts." -- Karl Albrecht

Understanding Academic Language

Academic language is a meta-language that helps learners acquire the 50,000 words that they are

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What teachers can learn from Benjamin Franklin: a step-by-step approach

What teachers can learn from Benjamin Franklin: a step-by-step approach | Globicate - Global Education for a New Generation | Scoop.it
A total overhaul of your teaching practice can be overwhelming, but Franklin's theory of self-mastery can make improvement more manageable Benjamin Franklin, the statesman, polymath, and United States' founding father, came up with a system for...

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North Atlantic Right Whales

North Atlantic Right Whales | Globicate - Global Education for a New Generation | Scoop.it
Students learn about right whales and discuss issues facing the species today. They plot data about whales on maps to analyze spatial relationships between whales, major ports, and shipping lines.
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Education World: Twenty-Five Great Ideas for Teaching Current Events

The more exposure students have to newspapers and current events the more likely they are to be aware and interested in learning and reading more about them.
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Why K-12 online learning isn’t really revolutionizing teaching

Why K-12 online learning isn’t really revolutionizing teaching | Globicate - Global Education for a New Generation | Scoop.it
Past efforts to install new technologies in schools haven't proved to be as "revolutionary" as backers claimed either.
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Rusizi: Teachers urged to strive for better academic results

Rusizi: Teachers urged to strive for better academic results | Globicate - Global Education for a New Generation | Scoop.it
While in two day training in Rusizi district, teachers and heads of education from different schools were reminded that they should avoid unnecessary mistakes at work that could affect their teaching...
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India’s Innovative Tablet-Based Water and Health Education Campaign | INDIA CSR

India’s Innovative Tablet-Based Water and Health Education Campaign | INDIA CSR | Globicate - Global Education for a New Generation | Scoop.it
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Saudi government sanctions sports in girls' private schools

Saudi government sanctions sports in girls' private schools | Globicate - Global Education for a New Generation | Scoop.it
By Schams Elwazer, for CNN

(CNN) -- Saudi Arabian girls will be officially allowed to practice sports in private schools for the first time, according to an education ministry announcement reported in the nation's official press agency.
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Classroom 2.0 LIVE!

Classroom 2.0 LIVE! | Globicate - Global Education for a New Generation | Scoop.it
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Is the “School in the Cloud” the Future of Learning? | MindShift

Is the “School in the Cloud” the Future of Learning? | MindShift | Globicate - Global Education for a New Generation | Scoop.it
Schools, the way they're currently constructed, are not needed anymore, says educational researcher Sugatra Mitra, founder of Hole in the Wall project in India
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Jill’s Top 10 Apps for Earth Day - Smart Apps For Kids

Jill’s Top 10 Apps for Earth Day - Smart Apps For Kids | Globicate - Global Education for a New Generation | Scoop.it
Most of the time when we talk about the three R's it's reading, writing and arithmetic we are referring to. When April and Earth Day roll around the three R's can only mean Reduce, Reuse and Recycle.
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Global Action Week 2013

Global Action Week is a worldwide annual campaign organized by the Global Campaign for Education (GCE) to raise awareness of the importance of Education for All.
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TWEETS: Chechnya Is Not Czech Republic

TWEETS: Chechnya Is Not Czech Republic | Globicate - Global Education for a New Generation | Scoop.it
As new details about the suspects in the Boston Marathon bombings came to light, confusion on Twitter led some users to mistake Chechnya for the Czech Republic.
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10 Team-Building Games That Promote Critical Thinking

10 Team-Building Games That Promote Critical Thinking | Globicate - Global Education for a New Generation | Scoop.it
One of education’s primary goals is to groom the next generation of little humans to succeed in the “real world.” Yes, there are mounds of curricula they must master in a wide breadth of subjects,...

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rekha taparia's curator insight, September 26, 2013 8:28 PM

Great ideas to build leaarning power in kids and develop lifetime learners.

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"Why Do We Need to Learn This?"

"Why Do We Need to Learn This?" | Globicate - Global Education for a New Generation | Scoop.it
Guest blogger Dr. Allen Mendler shares three methods for connecting students with the relevance of what they're learning: getting them to accept the unknown, getting them to laugh, and connecting the information to their life goals.

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Tom Perran's curator insight, January 24, 6:54 PM

Good ideas for answering the inevitable questions, especially in Math class?

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Backyard Science: Summer’s Shining Stars - KIDS DISCOVER

Backyard Science: Summer’s Shining Stars - KIDS DISCOVER | Globicate - Global Education for a New Generation | Scoop.it
Science blogger Christy Peterson explains the science behind why fireflies glow and offers some fun at-home games and activities for kids.
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Girls, you can run the world (with education)

Girls, you can run the world (with education) | Globicate - Global Education for a New Generation | Scoop.it
CNN Films Girl Rising documents extraordinary girls and the power of education to change the...
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Schools revise maths curriculum

Schools revise maths curriculum | Globicate - Global Education for a New Generation | Scoop.it
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Briefly: Education

Briefly: Education | Globicate - Global Education for a New Generation | Scoop.it
As compiled by the editors of the International Herald Tribune
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Where Private School Is Not a Privilege

Where Private School Is Not a Privilege | Globicate - Global Education for a New Generation | Scoop.it
How does BRAC, the world’s largest NGO, educate more than 1.25 million of the world’s poorest children for free — and do a better job than government? (RT @neeravkingsland: Private schools for the poor?
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Thousands of small schools may be closed | Bangkok Post: news

Thousands of small schools may be closed | Bangkok Post: news | Globicate - Global Education for a New Generation | Scoop.it
Thousands of small schools may be closed as the government does not have enough budget to maintain all school and it will help improve education efficiency. (No money for schools but there's money for tablet PCs?
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hello little world Skypers

hello little world Skypers | Globicate - Global Education for a New Generation | Scoop.it
Hello Little World Skypers is a group of educators dedicated to collaborative International learning.
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How Fourth Graders Are Achieving World Peace

How Fourth Graders Are Achieving World Peace | Globicate - Global Education for a New Generation | Scoop.it
In 1978, John Hunter introduced a complex, immersive, interactive, collaborative, geopolitical game to his elementary school students. In 2011, he gained a global following when he delivered a TED ta
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National Geographic Education

National Geographic Education | Globicate - Global Education for a New Generation | Scoop.it
RT @NatGeoEducation: Glacier ice appears to be blue! Check out our resources on glaciers and related landforms! http://t.co/CQjGUmkdAg #geography #education
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Why Empowering Girls Is Key to Tackling Global Challenges

Why Empowering Girls Is Key to Tackling Global Challenges | Globicate - Global Education for a New Generation | Scoop.it
Shabana Basij-Rasikh: “Let’s not call the fact that girls don’t have access to education a cultural norm”http://t.co/VH63kumJUJ #GirlRising”
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