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82 iconic world landmarks to visit before you die [PICs]

82 iconic world landmarks to visit before you die [PICs] | The Globe is Our Classroom | Scoop.it
Some buildings and features are so well known they have become icons of place.
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A Mapmaker Takes on the World - Wall Street Journal

A Mapmaker Takes on the World - Wall Street Journal | The Globe is Our Classroom | Scoop.it

For Ms. Brown, this type of scavenger hunt is all part of the process of making personalized, hand-painted maps.

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Wanted: Courage, Compassion and Character

As the 21st Century begins, we face not one great national and global threat, but many. Religious and ethnic violence, climate change, dwindling resources, e...
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Rethinking Learning: The 21st Century Learner | MacArthur Foundation

From cell phone and video games to Facebook and YouTube, digital media are changing the way young people play and socialize in the 21st century. Learn more a...
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Shakira discusses the power of education with Azerbaijani girls / Shakira habla del poder de la educación con niñas de Azerbaiyán

Shakira discusses the power of education with Azerbaijani girls / Shakira habla del poder de la educación con niñas de Azerbaiyán | The Globe is Our Classroom | Scoop.it
Yesterday in Baku, Shakira met with a group of adolescent girls from the UNICEF-supported U-17 football league to discuss the power of education and how it helps girls develop.
Ayer en Bakú, Shakira...
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One World Education, Inc.

One World Education, Inc. | The Globe is Our Classroom | Scoop.it

Great use of student writing reflections with a variety of global topics.  Lesson plans are included.

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2012-NASBE-Technolog Report: Born in Another Time


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Interactive World Statistics

Interactive World Statistics | The Globe is Our Classroom | Scoop.it

The Brazilian government's geographic department (Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística-roughly equivalent to the U.S. Census Bureau) has compiled an fantastic interactive world factbook (available in English and Spanish as well as Portuguese).  The ease of navigation allows the user to conduct a specific search of simply explore demographic, economic, environmental and development data on any country in the world.    

 

Tags: population, worldwide, statistics, mapping, zbestofzbest.


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Leonardo Martins's comment, October 20, 2012 11:08 AM
So cool…thank you very much!
Jesse Gauthier's comment, October 24, 2012 10:23 AM
The world, here, is literally at your fingertips. It is a simple way for anyone to locate a multitude of data about any given place around the world. It is another way that brings the whole world that much closer in this technological era.
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7 Skills students need for their future

Dr. Tony Wagner, co-director of Harvard's Change Leadership Group has identified what he calls a "global achievement gap," which is the leap between what eve...
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The history of technology in education

A quick look at how advancements in technology have impacted teaching and learning over time...
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Geo-Literacy

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The Rhode Island Geography Education Alliance seeks to promote geo-literacy here in the Ocean State.  So what is geo-literacy? The National Geographic Society’s Educational team...


As the Alliance Coordinator for the state of Rhode Island, I organized  these three videos (two from National Geographic) and some pictures to provide a basis for understanding what geo-literacy is and why it is important for society and within the workforce.  In the spirit of sharing, I thought I'd share these links beyond the borders of Rhode Island. 

 

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